COMMERCIAL ART ACADEMY PRESENTS
FEBRUARY 15TH, 2018 @ TBT
TBT: Trade Certified in Commercial Art
USF: International Politics and Relations, Pre-Law
USF Senate President
Native Floridian who spent four years in TBT's Commercial Art Academy. Two of those years as the academy's class Vice-President, and one year as the class President. Currently a USF Senator, as well as Student Government Ethics Committee Vice-Chairwoman and the President of two USF Multicultural organizations.
Degree in 3D Animation
Veteran graphic artist that has been serving clients for over 15 years. Specializes in illustrations and logos that elevate brand identity and increase visibility. Has worked on projects with The Education Channel, Titleist, and MTV.
Robbins Research Int'l: An Anthony Robbins Company
Coaches Training Institute
Anthony Robbins Mastery University
CAA Alumni c/o 1997
Michael is a Dynamic speaker, trainer, and coach. His worldwide client base encompasses stay at home mothers and also reaches executives & CEOs. He delivers impactful trainings and is a results driven Coach as well as a Trainer of Coaches. Michael Holds his I.C.F. credentials as well as his B.C.C. (Board Certified Coach) He currently works exclusively through Robbins Research International - an Anthony Robbins Company, where he has spent 20 years attending and supporting events, as well as facilitating Life & Wealth Mastery.
He is co-founder of CORE Coach - a Coach Training and Certification School specializing in professional training for professional coaches. He lives in central Florida with his wife and daughter.
BFA in Advertising Design,
focusing on Art Direction
Marissa Ebanks is a recent graduate of Ringling College of Art + Design residing in Kissimmee, FL. Art direction is a passion of hers and calls on her skills in graphic design, lettering, illustration, honesty and wittiness to aid her in finding creative solutions. When she isn’t doing what she loves, she’s usually playing video games with her cat, Pretty Boy, in her lap.
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
(B.S.I.E.) – Class of 2019
Second year student at the University of South Florida studying Industrial Engineering with a minor in Political Science. Currently working with a USF engineering professor to create promotional materials and design fully functioning websites for some of USF’s graduate and research programs. Also working for CAIR-FL as a legal/communications intern. As a legal intern Murzia helps taking calls and as a communications intern she helps design promotional materials for their events. In the future Murzia hopes to finish her undergraduate degree and go to law school.
B.A. Secondary English Education; USF
Originally from Kansas, but grew up right here in Hillsborough County where she attended public school from K-12. Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary English Education from USF in 2009. She loves teaching at TBT because of the diversity of the students and staff. Outside of school Rebecca loves to travel and spend time with her husband and their two daughters. They love to take them skateboarding and attend live concerts. Long term career goals are to continue to learn new things and be the best teacher she can be for her students.
A.A. Liberal Arts (HCC Ybor), HS Diploma (TBT), Commercial Art Academy Certification, Adobe Certified Associate (Ps CS5), Microsoft Office Specialist (MS PowerPoint 2007), current: BSW Social Work, minor in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) 2017
Simeon is a Tampa Bay Tech CAA alumni currently working on a bachelors degree in social work to pursue a career in counseling missing and exploited children. His most notable accomplishment while enrolled in the CAA program is recognition from the Florida Print Association for a marketing redesign of the Pet Essentials brand. Although he is not currently working in the ad design/marketing field, he continues to use the skills he learned in designing promotional material for his Church, school, and workplace. It is his desire to combine his passion for the arts and social work, to develop a therapeutic program for children who are survivors of sex trafficking and maltreatment. Simeon currently works for Lutheran Services Florida Early Head Start where he provides aid for low-income families in need of early childcare assistance.
USF Junior | Marketing
CAA Almuni (2014 President)
Tram spent her entire high school career dedicated to the Commercial Art Academy program as a student, leader, secretary and class president during her senior year. As a child, Tram was very aware of the art that inspired her. Tram says the CAA program molded her to be a better artist and student. Currently, Tram is enrolled at USF as a Junior in the Marketing Program. She hopes to bring together her skills as a graphic designer and advertising.
Tyree Anderson. Tampa Bay Tech alumni. Photographer/photo re-toucher; specializing in Beauty & Fashion. Work has been featured in People Magazine, Yahoo, and BET. Currently residing in Tampa, FL.