FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
Joe is a true American hero. Having served multiple tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, Joe returned from service seeking to use his leadership skills in a way that would allow him to contribute to society. Partnering with advisors Dev Pathik and Jason Clement, Joe developed Empower Leadership Sports in Middletown, Connecticut. Later, the team created Empower Adventures in Tampa Bay. The center and Joe’s incredible personal journey from battlefield to inspirational adventure operator has now been featured on CNN, FOX, and numerous other media outlets across the U.S.
Dev has owned, operated, and overseen the opening of more than 40 challenge courses, zip line courses, and adventure based operations, and his consulting and management companies have directed the planning and management of hundreds of community-based recreation and sports complexes in locations around the world. Dev has led adventure expeditions in the Amazon, Vietnam, Patagonia, the American West, Thailand and numerous other locations. Dev brought the excitement from his adventures to the courses at Empower Adventures Tampa Bay.
Jason is a licensed architect and a nationally recognized sports facility finance and management expert. His consulting and management companies have directed the planning and management of hundreds of community-based recreation and sports complexes in locations around the world. Jason is a driven endurance athlete who has competed in a wide range of obstacle road races and triathlons. His extensive travels have led him to Africa, Europe, Latin America, and numerous other locations. Jason’s thrill for excitement makes him a dedicated member of the Empower Adventures team.
Have a Thrill with Empower Adventures
Our mission at Empower Adventures Tampa Bay is to provide an experience of a lifetime to everyone who visits our facilities. Through our aerial adventure park and zip line courses, we challenge our guests to step outside of their comfort zone and find their inner strength and courage. Our excellent Empower Adventures staff is dedicated to helping people improve themselves through adventure. We firmly believe that the exhilaration you feel after accomplishing our courses will carry over and help you to feel empowered in other areas of your life! For more information on our courses and to make your reservation at our adventure park, check out the Empower Adventures website or call our office at 813-448-5635. We can’t wait to help you start your adventure!