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Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce awards Hal Mullis for leadership

TAMPA — Longtime local lawyer Harold "Hal'' Mullis is this year's winner of the H.L. Culbreath Jr. Profile in Leadership Award presented by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. The announcement was made Thursday during the chamber's annual luncheon at the Tampa Convention Center. Mullis, who is president of Trenam Kemker Attorneys, has served as board chairman for Berkeley Preparatory School and Tampa General Hospital and currently serves as vice chair of the University of South Florida's board of trustees. Also announced at the luncheon were the chamber's second class of Startup Scholars: Ambrosia Global, BambinOz, Gurus, KeriCure and Valet Boss. Outgoing chamber chair Gregory Celestan passed the gavel to 2014 chair Robin DeLaVergne of Tampa General Hospital. Southwest Airlines, one of the event's sponsors, surprised the 750 audience members with $75 vouchers anywhere the airlines flies.

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce awards Hal Mullis for leadership 12/19/13 [Last modified: Thursday, December 19, 2013 4:22pm]
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