Leadership Roundtable

EgastiBeginning this Spring, Tocqueville Society members will have an opportunity to connect with rising young talent through the launch of a series of roundtable events in partnership with the United Way Young Leaders Society. Participants will take part in discussions on leadership, career strategies, volunteer engagement, advocacy and more. If you have young leaders in your organization that you would like to attend, please contact Julie Sills Molock at jsills-molock@uwsuncoast.org. Cost for participants is just $45 and includes lunch.

The inaugural roundtable will be held on May 17 at noon at Armature Works, featuring Tocqueville member Jamie Egasti.

Jamie currently serves as the Chairman of VeePak, LLC, a full-service contract manufacturer in the beauty and personal care space as well as a Director at LookbookHQ, a B2B content marketing technology platform. Jamie has built an outstanding career as a consumer marketing innovator and international business leader. As a former Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Marketing, Jamie led a company that built brands by leveraging its world-class proprietary shopper data to develop individualized consumer communications that delivered unique value for clients.

A 30-year Procter & Gamble veteran, Egasti brought a deep understanding of today’s complex consumer marketplace, leading the creation and development of major global packaged good brands, including the billion-dollar Febreze® and Swiffer® brands. During his time with P&G, Egasti served as President of the $3.2 billion snacks and coffee business and was Chief Executive Officer of Folgers, where he led the spin-off of Folgers from P&G and its transition to J.M. Smucker Company.

Today, Egasti serves on the Corporate Advisory Board and as an executive-in-residence at the Lowth School of Entrepreneurship at the University of Tampa. He has served on the board of directors for a variety of cutting-edge digital and technology-oriented companies, all of which are driving innovation in new and different ways. Egasti holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University. He and his wife, Jane, reside in St. Petersburg, FL.

Members of the Tocqueville Society who would like to attend may do so at no cost.