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The Economic Club of Tampa Presents the Florida Economic Forum 2018 – May 21

The Economic Club of Tampa – Florida Economic Forum May 21, 2018 Location: Armature Works Topic: “The Business of Tampa Bay Professional Sports” 11:00 am — Registration and VIP Reception 11:30 am – 1:00 pm — Lunch, Panel Discussion and Economic Leader... 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

Craig Lattimer Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for October 22 is Craig Lattimer, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections

Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer was elected to his position in November 2012 and took office on January 8, 2013. In 2016, he was re-elected to a second term in office. His vision is to make Hillsborough County... View Article

Alex Sanchez President and CEO Florida Bankers Association

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for October 15 is Alex Sanchez, President & CEO Florida Bankers Association

Alejandro “Alex” M. Sanchez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Florida Bankers Association Alex serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Bankers Association (FBA). Founded in 1888, and located in Tallahassee, the FBA is the leading voice for... View Article

Nathan Lehoux Co-Founder ProveIT Games

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for October 1 is Nathan Lehoux Co-Founder ProveIT Games Topic: Making People’s Useless Trivia More Valuable

Nate Lehoux is the cofounder of PROVEIT Games, a virtual arcade where players compete for cash in their favorite mobile games. He likes old books, historic museums, and port wine, and has consequently felt quite out of place in the... View Article

Economic Club of Tampa October Speaker Schedule

OCTOBER SPEAKERS October 1 Nathan Lehoux Co-Founder ProveIT Games Topic:  Making People’s Useless Trivia More Valuable   October 8 NO MEETING – COLUMBUS DAY   October 15 Alex Sanchez President & CEO Florida Bankers Association   October 22 Craig Lattimer... View Article

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker for September 24 is Tom Wallace Topic: Florida Funders – Sunshine State to Startup State

Tom has been a technology entrepreneur or, “never had a real job,” as his father always said, since he started his first company at the age of 23. He has been starting, growing and building businesses ever since. He has... View Article

The Economic Club of Tampa Speaker September 17 Bemetra Simmons, Tampa Bay Rays 2020 Ambassador  Topic:  Keep the Rays in Tampa Bay

Bemetra Simmons, Tampa Bay Rays 2020 is Ambassador.  She will be talking about the effort from the business community to keep the Rays in Tampa Bay. BEMETRA L. SIMMONS A long-time banking executive, Bemetra Simmons currently serves as Senior Private... View Article

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