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Press Release – 2019 Mayoral Inaugural Ball

TAMPA, FL (March 8, 2019) – Every four years, The Economic Club of Tampa hosts the Mayoral Inaugural Ball celebrating the newly elected Tampa Mayor. This year’s black-tie event takes place on Wednesday, May 8th, from 7 to 10 p.m.... View Article

April 1st – Speaker Profile

Kim Jowell, President, Hillsborough Education Foundation Kim Jowell joined Hillsborough Education Foundation as President in March 2017.  www.EducationFoundation.com  Prior to joining the Foundation she worked with Girl Scouts of USA. She served as CEO for the West Central Florida Council that... View Article

April 2019 Luncheon Speaker Series

4/1 – Kim Jowell  President, Hillsborough Education Foundation 4/8 – Becky Gunn Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 4/15 – Jeff Saut Chief Investment Strategist, Raymond James 4/22 – Alexis Muellner Editor, Tampa Bay Business Journal 4/29 – Mark Anderson Florida... View Article

March 2019

March Speaker Schedule Speaker Chair: Hank Ennis Speaker Profiles March 4th Dick Greco, Jr. Tampa Mayoral Candidate Dick Greco, Jr. is a third generation Tampa native. Born in 1954 and raised in Tampa. Dick is a graduate of Auburn University... View Article

February 2019

Speaker Schedule 2/4 – David Straz Candidate for Mayor 2/11 – Bruce Erhardt Cushman & Wakefield Executive Director 2/18 – No Meeting Presidents’ Day 2/25 – Mike Suarez Candidate for Mayor Speaker Chair: John Ayers   Speaker Profiles David Straz Tampa... View Article

January 2019 Speaker Schedule

Speaker Chair: Peter Lefferts January 7th Topher Morrison Tampa Mayoral Candidate Topher Morrison is a Tampa based entrepreneur and candidate for Mayor in the spring 2019 municipal elections. A native of Spokane, WA, Topher moved to Tampa in 2000, where he... View Article

December 2018 Speaker Schedule

December 3rd Jane Castor, City of Tampa Mayoral Candidate Jane Castor is a 31-year veteran of the Tampa Police Department serving in nearly every capacity of the department and every area of the city. In October of 2009, Castor became the... View Article

November 2018 Speaker Schedule Economic Club of Tampa

November 2018 Speaker Schedule

November 5 Jeff Eakins, Superintendent, Hillsborough County Public Schools Topic:  Economics of the 8th Largest County School District in the United States November 12 NO MEETING – VETERANS DAY DAACO Golf Tournament – Avila November 19, Ed Turanchik Topic:  Mayor of Tampa... View Article

Jeff Eakins Superintendent Hillsborough County Public Schools

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for November 5 is Jeff Eakins, Superintendent, Hillsborough County Public Schools Topic: Economics of the 8th Largest County School District in the United States

Jeff Eakins has served as superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools since July 1, 2015.  ( https://www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/ )  He has devoted his entire career to the education of children. He works tirelessly to improve the quality of education because he... View Article

Tracy West Tournament Director Valspar Championship PGA TOUR

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for October 29 is Tracy West, Tournament Director for the PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship Topic: The Impact of a PGA TOUR

Tracy West, tournament director for the PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship, has led the strategic and overall management efforts for this official PGA TOUR professional golf tournament since May 2014.   ( www.valsparchampionship.com )  As a partner in Pro Links Sports, West... View Article

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