Members of BEDC

Council Members

  • Denise Bohde, BEDC President
  • Patrick Carroll, Clear Springs
  • Virginia Condello, Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce
  • Drew Crawford, BEDC General Counsel, Boswell & Dunlap, PA
  • Steve Githens, City of Bartow
  • Jennifer Hall, SEMCO Construction
  • John Helms, Bartow Executive Airport
  • Brian Hinton, BEDC Chair, Bartow Community Healthcare Foundation, Inc.
  • Linda Holcomb, Mainstreet Bartow, Inc.
  • Greg Littleton, Citizens Bank & Trust
  • Open, Mosaic
  • Clint Shouppe, Baycare Bartow Regional Medical Center
  • Bob Wiegers, Bartow Community Redevelopment Agency
  • Rick Wilson, Polk County Board of County Commissioners
  • Christopher Yannes, Polk State College
  • Carver Young, Bartow Deacons and Stewards Alliance


  • Rob Kincart, A-C-T Environmental and Infrastructure
  • David Brewer, Bartow Board of Realtors
  • Sean Parker, Boswell & Dunlap, LLP
  • Stacy Campbell-Domineck, CareerSource Polk
  • Rick Bernard, CPS Group, CPAs
  • Joe Bustos, Evolve Contracting, Inc.
  • Keith Sirois, HPP Fresh Florida
  • Kristin Walker, Madrid CPWG
  • Michell Githens, Michell Githens State Farm Insurance
  • Eric Shatto, NUCOR Steel
  • Matt Hinton, PalletOne, Inc.
  • Mary Beth Shapiro, Polk State College
  • Kimberly Funk
  • NESCO Resource
  • Anita Stasiak, SouthState Bank
  • Terrie Lobb, Terrie Lobb Catering, Inc.
  • Maggie Briggs, The Lunz Group
  • Ida Nebron-Santana, Truist Bank

The goal of the Stakeholders Commission is to help plan for smart growth in the City of Bartow while being on the forefront of new developments.