Keynote Speakers

 

David Armstrong

President Emeritus
Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Andrew Bowers

Executive Director of Operations
Seminole Tribe of Florida
Hollywood, FL

Colin Brown

Chairman of the Board
JM Family Enterprises
Deerfield Beach, FL

Jonathan Bullock

VP Corporate Development & Government
Hotwire Communications LLC
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Michelle Dennard

President and CEO
CareerSource Florida
Tallahassee, FL

Jeffrey A. Finkle, CEcD

President & CEO
International Economic Development Council
Washington, DC

Michael A. Finney

President & CEO
Miami-Dade Beacon Council
Miami, FL

Lara L. Fritts, CEcD

Director of the Department of Economic Development
Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development

Edward "Ned" Hill

Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, Ohio Manufacturing Institute, College of Engineering
The Ohio State University

Gary Hines

Senior Vice President, Administration
Business Development Board of Palm Beach County
West Palm Beach, FL

Victor H. Hwang

Vice President of Entrepreneurship
Kauffman Foundation
Kansas City , MO

Scott Martinez, CEcD

President
North Louisiana Economic Partnership
Shreveport, LA

Tracye McDaniel

Founder & CEO
McDaniel Strategy Ecosystems
Austin, TX

Pamela Rauch

Vice President of External Affairs and Economic Development
Flordia Power and Light
Juno Beach, FL

Newton Sanon

President and CEO
OIC of South Florida (OIC-SFL)
Oakland Park, FL

Bob Swindell

President and CEO
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Fort Lauderdale, FL