Tampa-born Plant High School and University of Florida graduate Hamilton Jones is a real estate developer whose clients have included DeBartolo Property Group, University of Tampa, City of Tampa, Omnia Group and vXchnge. President of Gaspar Properties, Hamilton is a redevelopment specialist with a knack for restoring historic commercial and residential properties, including the iconic Palace of Florence on Davis Island and the building on North Florida Avenue famous for its Tampa postcard mural. Hamilton is affiliated with the Real Estate Investment Council, International Council of Shopping Centers and Tampa Preservation Inc. He is a member of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, active in Boy Scouts of America, and volunteers as a baseball coach for Bayshore Little League.
Working alongside his partners at Prida, Guida & Perez, George Guida manages firm operations and is responsible for the company's accounting and auditing services. He has expertise in small business, professional sports, healthcare, retirement plans, manufacturing, nonprofits and governmental institutions. George serves clients with diverse needs, including business consulting, tax planning and representation before state and federal taxing authorities. He received his BA in Accounting from the University of South Florida, and is a member of the American and Florida Institutes of CPAs. Giving back to the community he calls home is a priority for George. He currently serves Tampa through his work with the Boys & Girls Club of Tampa Bay and various youth sports organizations.
Eric Busser is the President and CEO of Global Search Network, an international executive recruiting firm headquartered in Tampa and specializing in top-level candidates for the manufacturing, distribution, sales and finance roles in the food & beverage industry. Eric is responsible for the company’s planning and sales & marketing strategies. He works extensively with manufacturers of premium beverages, premium brands, private label food products and personal care consumer products, securing talent in all areas of manufacturing operations from senior vice president roles to plant operations professionals. With 25 years of recruiting experience in consumer products, Eric has established himself as a knowledgeable professional with a commitment to the integrity of the search business.