Please join us for our first VIRTUAL event, Thursday, September 24th, 12:00-1:00pm, featuring Mr. Edward Spenceley, SVP, Bank of America, “Strategic Discussion and Outlook on the Government Contracting Industry.”

Registration is REQUIRED and the event is being held via Webex with a dial-in number.  Each registrant will receive a confirmation email with the event access information.  Register Now!

Please join us on a webinar as we welcome Edward Spenceley, a Senior Vice President for Bank of America and the Government Contracting Specialist for Global Banking and Markets, and a founding Advisory Board member for the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of Women in Defense. Mr. Spenceley will share his insights on the strategic outlook of the U.S. Government contracting industry. His discussion will feature topics to include the state of the industry, budgets, presidential election impacts, and pandemic planning, processes and procedures.

Mr. Spenceley also leads Bank of America’s national initiative supporting Veteran Owned businesses. He supports the government contracting industry within the United States and internationally, and serves clients by integrating his understanding and knowledge of both the government contracting industry and the financial services industry. Mr. Spenceley is a U.S. Army veteran, having served over 13 years and in 50+ countries as an Intelligence and Security Specialist.

ALL LUNCHEONS have been canceled due to health restrictions in place for COVID.

We hope to be meeting soon at the Centre Club.  Please stay tuned to this website and our social media for updates!

Registration: Members $; Guests $; Active Duty Military free; Students: $


The Centre Club
123 S. Westshore Blvd, 8th floor
Tampa, FL 33609

*All online registration will close 24 hours prior to the event. At-the-door registration will cost $5 more than online registrations.

Note: All 2020 luncheons will be held at the Centre Club on the second Friday of each month.  Each lunch will start at 11:30am with networking followed by chapter announcements and featured speaker/panel beginning at 12noon.  The lunches will consist of a 3-course meal with coffee and tea and end at 1:00pm.  Check out our schedule and save the date for these upcoming luncheons and special events!

Find all the details of our events on our Facebook page  and join our LinkedIn Group: Women in Defense Greater Tampa Bay Chapter

If you wish to become a sponsor of any of our events, please visit the Sponsorship page!

CANCELED: July 10th, 2020 – Chapter Charter Celebration at the Centre Club 4:00-7:00 pm

CANCELED: August 14th, 2020 – Luncheon 11:30am-1:00pm

CANCELED: September 11th, 2020 – Luncheon 11:30am-1:00pm

VIRTUAL EVENT: September 24th, 2020 – “Lunch & Listen” featuring Edward Spenceley, SVP, Bank of America, 12:00-1:00pm

STAY TUNED FOR INFO: October 9th, 2020 – Election of Officers for 2020-2021 term

November 2020 – Annual Boots Brews & BBQ fundraiser for STEM scholarships; time and venue TBD

December 2020 – Annual Christmas Party collaboration with other professional associations; time and venue TBD


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