Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay awards Rybicki for his dedication to Tampa students.
Tampa Bay, Fla. (March 1, 2022) — Today, CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP), one of the leading professional service firms in the United States, is pleased to announce that Jack Rybicki, managing principal of service at CLA’s Tampa location, was selected to receive the prestigious Vanguard Award from Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay. This award recognizes individuals and organizations who exemplify the philanthropic qualities that are at the forefront of Junior Achievement’s movement. The Vanguard Award honors those who support Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay through volunteerism, donations, sponsorship, and contributions, progressing a shared vision of empowering the students of Tampa Bay.
“We are so grateful for Jack Rybicki’s dedication to the students of Tampa Bay,” said Richard George, president of Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay. “Through this relationship, we are able to provide young people with support for their success in post-secondary education, empowering them to believe in a brighter tomorrow.” Junior Achievement works in collaboration with the education and business communities, and uses integrated learning models focused on career readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy.
“The goals of this organization align well with those of the CLA Foundation and my personal goals of helping at-risk youth through economic mobility and financial literacy,” said Rybicki. “I have been honored to be involved in Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay for nearly 20 years, as a classroom and capstone program volunteer, financial supporter, board member, and recent board chair.”
Rybicki continued, “Junior Achievement programs offer a great opportunity for the CLA family to positively impact the communities in which we live and work. Our CLA family members get to work directly with the youth in our community to educate them about financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and career readiness, all while having fun.” CLA is proud to continue supporting the legacy of leadership within Junior Achievement and the Tampa Bay community to help create opportunities and learning experiences for the next generation.
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