LocalShops1, in collaboration with the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce, is hosting the local round of the SBA InnovateHER Challenge, in which they look for products or services that make a positive impact on the lives of women and families. The competition takes place Dec. 2, 2015, at the Catherine Hickman in Gulfport, and the winner of this local round may be selected to compete for cash prizes totaling $70,000 in the finals in Washington, DC.
You can meet the judges and learn more about the competition here.
On the Judges Panel
Marie Tomassi, managing shareholder at Trenam Law in St. Petersburg, has been with the firm since 1988. She is Florida Bar Board Certified in appellate practice and is recognized as the 2016 Lawyer of the Year in appellate practice for St. Petersburg. Marie also provides civil counseling and representation in ERISA and other complex litigation.
Marie graduated summa cum laude and first in her class from Stetson University College of Law and received a bachelor's degree summa cum laude in English from University of South Florida.
Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce
Red Hot Tiki Spicy Gourmet Market
Three Birds Tavern & Out of the Weeds
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