President & CEO, African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida
A consummate business professional and accomplished attorney, Tanisha Nunn Gary is the President and CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida(AACCCF). She is a leading advocate for business development and economic empowerment. As head of the established nonprofit, she is responsible for cultivating strong relationships with key community leaders and corporate entities in an effort to enhance opportunities for members and engage partners on initiatives. Tanisha oversees all outreach efforts for the Chamber, which encompasses six counties, and she executes strategic planning to ensure the Chamber’s voice is included in economic, education and community conversations that impact the region. Prior to being named President and CEO of AACCCF, Tanisha was principal of a private law firm focused on all aspects of litigation for wrongful death, product liability and medical negligence cases. Her solo practice and earlier work as a Senior Associate with Gary, Williams, Parenti & Gary, landed multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts including the largest wrongful death verdict in North Carolina’s history. Tanisha is an active member with several civic and professional associations including the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals, The Florida Bar, Truist Advisory Board, Orlando Economic Partnership Board, and Enterprising Black Orlando. She is also a Life Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The Orlando (FL) Chapter of The Links, Inc., a Member of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College and a Member of the Orlando Chapter of Jack and Jill of American. Tanisha is an Honors Graduate of Spelman College and Quinnipiac University School of Law. Above all else, Tanisha is the proud mother of her son, Christian, and although proud of many things in her life, she believes nothing beats being a mother.