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Speakers Bureau Catalogue

The Speakers Bureau Catalogue is composed of successful leaders and entrepreneurs from within the community. Listed below are the following speakers available per category. Please keep in mind, the Speakers Bureau Point of Contact will reach out to the requested speaker after a Request a Speaker form is submitted. If you have any questions on a speaker or their availability, please contact cogginspeakersbureau@unf.edu


Accounting

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Dawnelle Bass

RSM | Senior Tax Director
Areas of Expertise: Accounting and Taxation

Biography

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Danny Goldberger

Business Learning Institute MACPA
Areas of Expertise: Accounting and Finance

Biography

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Ed Grenadier


BDO USA, LLP | Partner
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, and Entrepreneurship

Biography

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Nathaniel Herring, Jr.


Clubstore Outlet, LLC | Area Developer
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, Financial Services, and Entrepreneurship

Biography

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Jason Keen


Superior Construction Company | CIO/Corporate Controller
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance and Management

Biography

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Faris Kishek


McKennson | Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International

Biography

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Laurie Lee


The Legal Department For Service Professionals | CEO/Attorney
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, Finacial Services, Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Biography

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Dan Martin


KPMG | Senior Audit and Assurance Manager
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, Financial Services, and Management

Biography

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Ritche Redondo


CIT Group Inc. | Global Accounting Operations
Areas of Expertise: Corporate Audit, Accounting, Risk Consulting, Information Technology Audits, and Big Data Analytics

Biography

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Ted Sauerbeck


Florida Auditor General | Retired Deputy Auditor General
Areas of Expertise: Government Accountability, Public Entity Management, Performance Audits

Biography

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Sheryl Tschimpke


Pivot CPAs | Assurance Principal
Areas of Expertise: Accounting

Biography

Economics

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Stephen De Bever


Standard Precast Inc | President and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Abel Harding


IBERIABANK-First Horizon
Areas of Expertise: Finance and Finance Services

Biography

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Joey Janssen


Benefits Advisors
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, Financial Services, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Faris Kishek


McKennson
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Economics, Finance

Biography

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Lesley Mace


Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta-Jacksonville Beach
Areas of Expertise: Education in Economics

Biography

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Samuel Peluso


Merrill Lynch/Bank of America
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, Financial Services, Management

Biography

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Tony Rummans


Formerly with IBM and ProQuest
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business, and Management

Biography

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Zachary Schwartz


IntoGo LLC
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business, Management

Biography

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Jim Simak


Harris Computer
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, and Management

Biography

Finance

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Edward Cooper Jr.

Pruksa Real Estate Company Ltd. | Former Chief Finance and Risk Officer

Biography

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Skip Frantz


Triton Strategy Partners

Biography

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Danny Golberger


Business Learning Institute MACPA

Biography

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David Green


Various Start Ups

Biography

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Ed Grenadier


BDO USA, LLP

Biography

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Joel C. Chamberlain


CPA/PFS, MAcc

Biography

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Abel Harding


IBERIABANK-First Horizon

Biography

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Nathaniel Herring, Jr.


Clubstore Outlet, LLC

Biography

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Courtney Hughes-O'Connell


The Adecco Group

Biography

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Michael Hume


W&O

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Joey Janssen


Benefits Advisors

Biography

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Jason Keen


Superior Construction Company

Biography

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Faris Kishek


McKennson

Biography

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William Koch


Northwestern Mutual

Biography

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Laurie Lee


The Legal Department For Service Professionals

Biography

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Dan Martin


KPMG

Biography

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Michael Mancuso


Florida Blue

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Samuel Peluso


Merrill Lynch/Bank of America

Biography

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Robert Riva, Jr.


Holland & Knight LLP

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Sean Shapiro


Reliant Roofing

Biography

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Tara Showalter


Bold New City Financial

Biography

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Liza Wrobel


Northwesten Mutual

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Mike Zaccardi, CMT


The Energy Authority (TEA)

Biography

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Jim Simak


Harris Computer

Biography

Financial Services

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Michael Carter


Alvarez and Marsal | Director, Financial Crimes
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Edward Cooper Jr.


Pruksa Real Estate Company Ltd.

Biography

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David Emanuel


APR Energy

Biography

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Pamela Grey


Grey Investment Inc. & DBA Raymond James Financial Services

Biography

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Abel Harding


IBERIABANK-First Horizon

Biography

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Nathaniel Herring, Jr.


Clubstore Outlet, LLC

Biography

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Joey Janssen


Benefits Advisors

Biography

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Faris Kishek


McKennson

Biography

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William Koch


Northwestern Mutual

Biography

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Laurie Lee


The Legal Department For Service Professionals

Biography

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Kevin Mackiewicz | Merkle


Senior Vice President, Sr. Client Partner Financial Services Group

Biography

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Michael Mancuso


Florida Blue

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Dan Martin


KPMG

Biography

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Samuel Peluso


Merrill Lynch/Bank of America

Biography

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Robert Riva, Jr.


Holland & Knight LLP

Biography

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Kelly Shaw


Hylant

Biography

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Tara Showalter


Bold New City Financial | President

Biography

International Business

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Maryam Afshar| Mahoir Inc


Principal
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Jorge Bertran | PURCEN, Brands and Products, LLC


Retired Partner
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management

Biography

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Michael Carter | Alvarez and Marsal


Director, Financial Crimes
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services and International Business

Biography

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Edward Cooper, Jr. | Pruska Real Estate Company, Ltd.


Former Chief Finance and Risk Officer
Areas of Expertise: Finance, Financial Services, International Business, and Management

Biography

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Stephen De Bever | Standard Precast Inc


President and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Nick Doyle | Gallagher Affinity


Area President
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Biography

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David Emanuel | APR Energy


Chief Human Resource Officer
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services, International Business, and Management

Biography

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Jean-Marc Francois | Retail Audit


Founder and CEO
Areas of Expertise: International Business and Marketing

Biography

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Courtney Hughes-O'Connell | The Adecco Group


Vice President, Human Resources
Areas of Expertise: Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Brianna Kilcullen | Sustainability and Supply Chain Consultant


Founder and CEO
Areas of Expertise: International Business

Biography

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Faris Kishek | McKennson


Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International Business

Biography

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Frank Lee | PreVisionX


Founder and CEO
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, and Transportation

Biography

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Michael Mancuso | Florida Blue


Principal, Corporate Development and Strategic Investments
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International Business and Management

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Tony Rummans | Formerly with IBM and ProQuest


Global Technology Sales Leader
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business, and Management

Biography

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Zachary Schwartz | IntoGo LLC


Founder and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Kelly Shaw | Hylant


Client Executive
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International Business

Biography

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Jim Stallings | PS 27 Ventures


Managing Partner
Areas of Expertise: Management, and International Business

Biography

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Kirk Williams | Proficient Auto Transport


President and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Transportation and Logistics, International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

Management

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Maryam Afshar


Mahoir Inc. | Principal
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management and Marketing.

Biography

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Sudipto Banerjee | Acosta Sales and Marketing


Vice President of HR Operations and Services
Areas of Expertise: Management and Marketing

Biography

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Pat Baxter | Dr. Pat Baxter and Associates, LLC


Founder and Managing Consultant
Areas of Expertise: Management

Biography

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Jorge Bertran | PURCEN, Brands and Products, LLC


Retired Partner
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Edward Cooper, Jr. | Pruska Real Estate Company Ltd


Former Chief Finance and Risk Officer
Areas of Expertise: Finance, Financial Services, International Business, and Management

Biography

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Barbara L. Cotes | CSX


Manager Learning and Development
Areas of Expertise : Management

Biography

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Stephen De Bever | Standard Precast Inc


President and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Nick Doyle | Gallagher Affinity


Area President
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Biography

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David Emanuel | APR Energy


Chief Human Resources Officer
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services, International Business, and Management

Biography

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Annie Erstling | Forcura


VP of Strategy
Areas of Expertise: Management and Marketing

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Skip Frantz | Triton Strategy Partners


Founder
Areas of Expertise: Finance and Management

Biography

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Ernesto Garcia | Crowley Maritime


Director Process Engineering
Areas of Expertise: Management, Transportation and Logistics

Biography

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John Graham | Triton Strategy


Founder
Areas of Expertise: Management, Marketing, Logistics and Entrepreneurship

Biography

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Pamela Grey | Grey Investment Inc.


Owner/COE and Branch Manager /Sr. Financial Advisor at DBA RJ
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services and Management

Biography

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Abel Harding | IBERIABANK-First Horizon


North Florida Market President
Areas of Expertise: Finance and Finance Services

Biography

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Courtney Hughes-O'Connell | The Adecco Group


Vice President, Human Resources
Areas of Expertise: Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Michael Hume | W and O


President and Chief Executive Officer
Areas of Expertise: Finance, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Joey Janssen | Benefits Advisors


President
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, Financial Services, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Elaine Anne Johnson | GuideWell/Florida Blue


Principal - CDSI
Areas of Expertise: Management

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Charles Johnston | HeartWired Technical Solutions


Owner/Digital Ninja
Areas of Expertise: Management and Marketing

Biography

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Hugh Jones, Jr. | Barnett Bank of Jacksonville


Retired Chairman and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Marketing and Management

Biography

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Jason Keen | Superior Construction Company


CIO/Corporate Controller
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance and Management

Biography

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Faris Kishek | McKennson


Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International Business

Biography

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William Koch | Northwestern Mutual


Managing Partner
Areas of Expertise: Finance, Management, and Financial Services

Biography

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Laurie Lee | The Legal Department For Service Professionals


CEO/Attorney
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, Finacial Services, Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Biography

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Frank Lee | PreVisionX


Founder and CEO
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, and Transportation

Biography

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Samuel Lopez | United Stated Navy


LCDR
Areas of Expertise: Management

Biography

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Kevin Mackiewicz | Merkle


Senior Vice President, Sr. Client Partner Financial Services Group
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Jerry Macnamara | JerryMacnamara.com


CEO
Areas of Expertise: Management

Biography

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Michael Mancuso | Florida Blue


Principal, Corporate Development and Strategic Investments
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International Business and Management

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Dan Martin | KPMG


Senior Audit and Assurance Manager
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, Financial Services, and Management

Biography

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George Morrison | The Mosaic Company


Vice President Supply Chain Management
Preferred Topics: Sales and Operations Planning/Integrated Business Planning

Biography

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Samuel Peluso | Merrill Lynch/Bank of America


Retired
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, Financial Services, Management, and Marketing

Biography

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Dave Reed | Expert in Production and Hospitality


Areas of Expertise: Strategic Management, Corporate Level Marketing

Biography

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Tony Rummans | Formerly with IMB and ProQuest


Global Technology Sales Leader
Areas of Expertise : Economics, International Business, and Management

Biography

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Zachary Schwartz | intoGo LLC


Founder and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Economics, International Business

Biography

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Sean Shapiro | Reliant Roofing


CEO
Areas of Expertise: Finance and Management

Biography

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Kelly Shaw | Hylant


Client Executive
Areas of Expertise: Financial Services and Management

Biography

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Jim Simak | Harris Computer


SEVP Innovation and Growth Strategy
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Finance, and Management

Biography

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Jim Stallings | PS 27 Ventures


Managing Partner
Areas of Expertise: Management and International Business

Biography

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Rick Thomas | CEVA Logistics


Senior Vice President
Areas of Expertise: Transportation and Logistics

Biography

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Joseph W. Trance | Retail for GuideWell Connect at Florida Blue


Vice President
Areas of Expertise: Management

Biography

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Robert Urwiler


Retired Chief Information Officer, Vail Resorts
Areas of Expertise: Management and Marketing

Biography

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Kirk Williams | Proficient Auto Transport


President and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Transportation and Logistics, International Business, Management, Marketing

Biography

Marketing

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Maryam Afshar


Mahoir Inc. | Principal
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management and Marketing

Biography

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Sudipto Banerjee


Acosta Sales and Marketing | Vice President of HR Operations and Services
Areas of Expertise: Management and Marketing

Biography

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Jorge Bertran


PURCEN, Brands and Products, LLC | Retired Partner
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, and Marketing.

Biography

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Stephen De Bever


Standard Precast Inc

Biography

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Nick Doyle


Gallagher Affinity

Biography

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Annie Erstling


Forcura

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John Graham


Triton Strategy Partner

Biography

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Courtney Hughes-O'Connell


The Adecco Group

Biography

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Joey Janssen


Benefits Advisors

Biography

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Charles Johnston


HeartWired Technical Solutions

Biography

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Hugh Jones


Barnett Bank of Jacksonville

Biography

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Faris Kishek


McKennson

Biography

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Kevin Mackiewicz | Merkle


Senior Vice President, Sr. Client Partner Financial Services Group

Biography

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Samuel Peluso


Merrill Lynch/Bank of America

Biography

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Dave Reed


Expert in Production and Hospitality

Biography

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Zachary Schwartz


IntoGo LLC

Biography

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Ashley Testa


Cox Media Group

Biography

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Robert Urwiler


Retired Chief Information Officer, Vail Resorts

Biography

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Kirk Williams


Proficient Auto Transport

Biography

Transportation and Logistics

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John Graham


Triton Strategy Partner | Founder
Areas of Expertise: Management, Marketing, Logistics and Entrepreneurship

Biography

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Terry Haber


CEVA Logistics North America | SVP Solutions Design and Business Development
Areas of Expertise: Finance and Transportation and Logistics

Biography

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Abel Harding

IBERIABANK-First Horizon | North Florida Market President
Areas of Expertise: Finance and Finance Services

Biography

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Michael Hume


WandO | President and Chief Executive Officer
Areas of Expertise: Finance, Management, Marketing and Transportation and logistics

Biography

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Faris Kishek


McKennson | Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International

Biography

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Frank Lee

PreVisionX | Founder and CEO
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, and Transportation and Logistics

Biography

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George Morrison

The Mosaic Company | Vice President Supply Chain Management
Areas of Expertise: Supply Chain Management

Biography

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Rick Thomas

CEVA Logistics | Senior Vice President
Areas of Expertise: Transportation and Logistics, and Management.

Biography

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Kirk Williams

Proficient Auto Transport | President and CEO
Areas of Expertise: Transportation and Logistics, International Business, Management, and Marketing.

Biography

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Nick Doyle

Gallagher Affinity | Area President
Areas of Expertise: International Business, Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Biography

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Faris Kishek

McKennson | Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Services, International Business, Management, Marketing, Transportation and Logistics, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Biography

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Laurie Lee

The Legal Department For Service Professionals |CEO/Attorney
Areas of Expertise: Accounting, Finance, Finacial Services, Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Biography