Person of Vision Announcements

A recent history (2015-2022) of our announcements about honorees:


2018 Person of Vision: Judith Lisi

Judith Lisi

Judith Lisi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, was honored as our 2018 Person of Vision on February 19, 2018 at the Tampa Airport Marriott. Judith Lisi joined the Straz Center in 1992. Through her leadership, the Straz Center has significantly expanded its programming, established financial stability, retired an accumulated debt, and has met the goals of three five-year, long-range plans. Lisi’s arts management philosophy includes a belief in, and a commitment to, the community and to ensuring outreach, accessibility, and audience development for the entire community through multicultural and educational programming. Lisi has directed more…

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Meet Joseph W. Lopano

Joseph W. Lopano

Get to know our 2017 Person of Vision! Read the Tampa Bay Times article about him, published February 3. Preserve Vision Florida will honor Joseph W. Lopano as the 2017 Person of Vision at the Person of Vision Award Dinner on Monday, February 13 at the Tampa Airport Marriott. Learn more

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