Weekly Meetings Suspended

To our valued members, The board has continued to monitor the rapidly evolving situation caused by the COVID-19 virus. Your safety is our top concern. In light of the restrictions taking effect in the city tomorrow, we have made the... View Article

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Weekly Meeting Update

Weekly Meeting Update Dear Members, As news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the Board of Directors of the Economic Club unanimously voted to postpone the Florida Economic Forum. You should have received an email notice of this postponement... View Article

March 30, 2020

Andrew S. Breidenbaugh Director, Hillsborough County Library Services Andrew began the duties of Library Director on February 9, 2015 and has been a librarian with the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library since April, 1997. He earned his M.L.S. degree at the... View Article

March 23, 2020

Commissioner Sandy Murman Hillsborough County Commission, District 1 Michael S. Merrill County Administrator of Hillsborough County Sandra Murman was elected as a Hillsborough County Commissioner in 2010, and is now in her tenth year serving District 1. She was elected by... View Article

March 9, 2020

Melissa Zornitta, AICP – Planning Commission Executive Director, Hillsborough County Ms. Zornitta began serving as the Executive Director of the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission in January 2015. In this capacity, she manages the long range, comprehensive planning for unincorporated... View Article

March 2, 2020

Santiago C. Corrada,President and Chief Executive Officer of Visit Tampa Bay Corrada officially began his position as in May of 2013 where he is responsible for providing oversight of all agency activities. He serves as main spokesperson for the tourism... View Article

March 2020 Speakers

3/2 – Santiago Corrada, President and CEO of Visit Tampa Bay 3/9 – Melissa Zornitta, Executive Director of the Hillsborough County Planning Commission 3/16 – Florida Economic Forum at the University Club 3/23 – Commissioner Sandra Murman,Hillsborough County and Mike Merrill, Hillsborough County... View Article

February 24, 2020

David Bevirt serves as Executive Vice President of Corporate Leasing and Strategy for Strategic Property Partners and the lead for all office leasing efforts. Encompassing 9M square feet of office, residential, hotel, retail and educational space, Water Street Tampa is... View Article

February 10, 2020

Donald J. Barnes, Colonel, USAF, Retired Executive Officer: Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla Don will speak to us again with a post Gasparilla Wrap Up and the impact on our community. Economic Club member since 2011, Don Barnes manages day-to-day... View Article

February 3, 2020

Omar Garcia is the founder and Manager for Urban Core Holdings LLC, overseeing all operations.  He is also the founder of US Real Estate Investor Services LLC and AVENTA Construction LLC. Mr. Garcia has substantial real estate and construction experience. In 2003, he... View Article

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