19 Dec CEO Lariana Forsythe and CASA Stand Up to Silence
Our December 7, meeting welcomed back to BPW our friend and CEO of CASA, Lariana Forsythe. Lariana Forsythe joined CASA as its CEO in June of 2017, relocating to the Pinellas County area. She has more than 20 years of nonprofit experience with the Boys & Girls Clubs, National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Special Olympics. Ms. Forsythe has held a variety of roles within these organizations, most recently serving as the VP/CDO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. Ms. Forsythe earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix on scholarship while a full-time, single mom, a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University, and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive.
She was named Business Woman of the Year in 2018 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, and currently serves as a board member for the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board and Generations for the Arts. Lariana is also a member of the St. Anthony’s Hospital’s Mission Integration and Community Affairs Committee, serves as a 2019 SPCA Tampa Bay Ambassador, and has her Certified Fund Raising Executive certification. Lariana serves as a founding board member for the Florida Partnership to End Domestic Violence, Florida’s state-wide resource center for domestic violence.