From the moment you meet her, it is clear that Taneka Bowles, Tampa Bay Fashion Experience’s CEO, is a woman of extraordinary faith and action. She has been making a big impact in the Tampa Bay community since relocating with her husband, Todd Bowles, head coach of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and their three children. A leader in multiple industries, a humanitarian, and a philanthropist, Taneka has spent much of her time in Tampa breaking barriers and creating opportunities for others. She is a source of hope and positivity in a world that can often be bleak, but through her faith in God and desire to serve, she has been able to bring change to her community and make a positive difference in the lives of many.
Taneka is a proud mother of a child with autism and serves on the board of the Autism Acceptance Center to help create more opportunities for individuals on the spectrum to reach their full potential. She has also helped mobilize the Buccaneers organization by spearheading a number of service activities throughout the city, with a particular focus on women and families.