The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Bridgette BelloTampa Bay Business & Wealth

Bridgette Bello, CEO and Publisher of Tampa Bay Business & Wealth, is a media professional with 30+ years’ experience. She has managed sales departments in print and broadcast, as well as award-winning news teams. TBBW has won 4 Charlie Awards, since its inception. TBBW won Small Business of the Year in 2021. She was 1 of 27 finalists for Small Business of the Year with the US Chamber, 2022. Nonprofit and board work includes CEO’S Against Cancer, CEO Council, Bigfoot Reduction, Project Opioid Coalition, Leukemia Lymphoma Society North Florida and more. She is a mom to 3, 27-year-old children.

What advice would you give your younger self?

The art of doing nothing is really something. Slow down every once in a while.

What is your favorite quote?

There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.

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