In the NewsTampa Bay Community June 21, 2023

John Tomlin Recognized With National Gold Leadership Award

Junior Achievement has named Tomlin St Cyr CEO John Tomlin as a recipient of its prestigious Gold Leadership Award. The national honor for volunteerism was awarded to 11 participants chosen from more than 247,000 U.S. volunteers.


The Gold Leadership Award honors excellence in volunteerism, recognizing leadership in supporting and expanding Junior Achievement’s student impact, resources, operational excellence, and sustainability.



“Our local business community’s support of Junior Achievement is critical to achieving our mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in the global economy,” said Richard George, president of Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay.


“John Tomlin, CEO at Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate Services, is a remarkable example of that spirit of dedication and service to others. In a very real way, he helps Tampa Bay-area Junior Achievement students understand the knowledge and the skills they need to own their economic success, make smart academic and economic choices, and plan for their future.”



Throughout his 30+ year volunteer career at Junior Achievement, Tomlin has served in leadership roles several times. In addition to three different terms as the board chair, he continues to serve on the executive committee.


As an entrepreneur, Tomlin is passionate about providing students with skills and experiences that promote the pillars of Junior Achievement. His contributions include being on the Campaign Trustees for the opening of JA BizTown in Tampa Bay in 2006 and sponsoring a storefront in Tomlin St Cyr’s name at Tampa Bay’s JA Finance Park.



Tomlin, a graduate of the Wharton School, is a past CEO of AAA Auto Club South, and an active community leader in Tampa Bay. He and his wife Holly have three children and four grandchildren.