Executive Committee

The leadership team for 2014-2015

Jane Byers

PRESIDENT

BPW Member since 2006

Jane is the President of Perfect Copy and Print, a printing and graphic design company. She has an MBA with a concentration in Business and Finance. She teaches soccer at all levels from the Olympic Development Program to TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer; is a community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities). She is an advocate for the LGBTQ community by serving as the secretary of Tampa Bay Diversity Chamber of Commerce and committee for Come Out St Pete; fosters and transports dogs for Newfoundland Club of Florida; and sponsors and volunteers for organizations such as Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation, Beach Goes Pops, and Lives Under Construction.

Heather Graeme

PRESIDENT – ELECT

Member Since 2003

Heather, a licensed massage therapist since 2003, is owner of the Therapeutic Massage Center where she and her team specialize in soft tissue pain.  An educator at heart, she has been teaching at the Cortiva Institute since 2011 and recently has begun developing curriculum for continuing education of licensed massage therapists throughout the United States.  She is passionate about the body, mind, and soul connection and the way it manifests in the physical world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michele Cavallo

1ST VP / PROGRAMS CHAIR

BPW Member since 2016

Michele Cavallo holds a leadership role as the Director of Small and Medium Business Solutions at Duke Energy. Duke Energy is the nation’s largest utility serving approximately 7 million customers in the Midwest, Carolinas and Florida. Michele joined Duke Energy predecessor, Florida Power in 1989 and has extensive experience in external relations, customer service and economic development.  She is a member of the Public Policy Council of the St. Petersburg Chamber. Michele received her B.S. in Management from Florida State University and an MBA from the University of South Florida.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allison Stribling

2ND VP / CO-MEMBERHSHIP CHAIR

BPW Member since 2019

Allison, a seventh generation Floridian, has called St. Petersburg home for 6 years.  Most recently, she served as Executive Director of Preserve the ‘Burg a local non-profit.  As Allison emerged herself into her new community, her top goal was to engage herself in all that makes St. Pete special.  As a new member of BPW, she is excited to engage with the organization, contributing to growing BPW’s membership.  Allison holds a BS in Environmental Affairs and Urban Studies from the Florida State University.  A lover of St. Pete and living downtown, you likely will find Allison riding her bike along our historic waterfront, exploring the local arts scene or frequenting one of the ‘Burgs independent businesses.

Audrey Wood

2nd VP / Co-Memberhship Chair

BPW Member since 2001

Audrey has over 15 years of experience in nonprofit as both a volunteer and professional staff person, and is currently the Executive Director at the Sun Coast Osteopathic Foundation.  Her career has included positions as Executive Director with both local and national organizations. Prior to entering the nonprofit profession, Audrey worked in the private sector with various technology firms focusing on the areas of client development and relationship management.  Giving back to the community has always been important, and she currently serves on a variety of committees and boards. Audrey holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from FSU and an MBA with concentrations in Social Responsibility and Management from USF-St Petersburg. A native Floridian, she has called St Pete home since 2000 and loves her neighborhood of Historic Kenwood where she lives with her cats, Tallahassee and Hogan.

Amy Dinovo

Treasurer

BPW Member since 2005

Amy, a resident of St. Pete since her father was stationed at MacDill AFB in 1976, she has been involved with technology since getting her first computer at age 8 in 1980. Her company, Let Amy Handle It, combines her tech background and 14 years as a licensed Realtor to allow her clients to spend more time on relationships and less time on paperwork, follow up and behind the scenes legwork to create smooth and successful real estate transactions. Webmistress of BPW St. Petersburg – Pinellas since 2005, Amy brings a unique set of skills to help make our local organization run.

Carolyn Wiggins

Parliamentarian

BPW Member Since 1985

One of the longest continuous members in our local organization, Carolyn has served BPW St. Petersburg-Pinellas twice as President, many times as a member of the executive committee and even more as a committee chair and member. She’s also been active with The Education Foundation of the Florida Federation of BPW Clubs, Inc. our philanthropic arm that helps women cover the costs of higher education. A retired trust and estate administrator with Sun Trust Bank, Carolyn has 3 daughters (one is a past President of this local organization, too.), 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.