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August 12, 2019 Speaker

Rene Gallant is vice president of Business Development for Tampa Electric. He is responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with municipal and cooperative utilities and for strategic growth initiatives. Gallant joined Emera in 2005 as regulatory counsel with Nova... View Article

August 5, 2019 Speaker

Sheriff Chad Chronister has served with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office since 1992. He has a bachelor’s in criminal justice and a master’s in criminology from St. Leo University, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy’s 260th Session. He... View Article

August 2019 Speakers

Monday Speaker Series & Meeting 8/5 Chad Chronister Hillsborough County Sheriff 8/12 Rene Gallant Tampa Electric Company 8/19 Bob O’Malley Virgin Trains USA 8/26 Ben Pratt MOSAIC Speaker Chair: Ram Kancharla

July 29, 2019 “The Opioid Crisis” By Thomas Palermo, Criminal Justice – Winter 2018

The Opioid Crisis CrimJust Winter 2018 The Honorable Thomas N. Palermo Governor Ron DeSantis announced on March 29, 2019 the appointment of Thomas Palermo to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Before becoming a judge, he served for twelve years as... View Article

July 15, 2019 Speaker

Rick Homans assumed the position of President and CEO of the Tampa Bay Partnership in November 2015, bringing more than three decades of experience in economic development, public policy and media to the organization. Prior to joining the Partnership, Homans served... View Article

July 8, 2019 Speaker

Andrew Warren was elected as State Attorney of Florida’s 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, in November 2016. Warren leads an office of approximately 130 prosecutors and 300 total employees whose mission is to build a safer community while promoting justice and... View Article

July 2019 Speakers

7/1 Martin Zinaich Information Security Officer City of Tampa’s Technology and Innovation Department 7/8 Andrew Warren State Attorney – Thirteenth Judicial Circuit 7/15 Rick Homans  President & CEO – Tampa Bay Partnership 7/22 Jeff Eakins Superintendent – Hillsborough County Public Schools 7/29 The Honorable Thomas... View Article

Summer 2019 Speaker Series & Lunch Meetings

June Speaker Chair: Jason Monroe 6/3 Randy Goers Urban Planning Coordinator City of Tampa 6/10 Oscar Horton President & CEO – Sun State International 6/17 Jamie Harden President & CEO – Creative Sign Designs 6/24 Larry Feldman President & CEO – Feldman Equities July Speaker Chair: Tonja Brickhouse... View Article

June Speaker Profile

  Larry Feldman – Feldman Equities, LLC, President & CEO Larry Feldman has been the president and CEO of Feldman Equities since 1990. From 1997 until 1999, he was the founder of, and served as the Chairman of the Board... View Article

June Speaker Profile

Randy Goers –  Urban Planning Coordinator for the City of Tampa Randy has been with the City of Tampa for 33 years, focusing on downtown planning, urban design, hazard mitigation and special projects. He is currently the Project Manager for... View Article

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