Jamie Humphrey

Former COO of Roskamp Institute – Science Chair Bio...

Tracy Ingram ~ CEO of Intention Technology

Tracy Ingram CEO of Intention Technology has over 10 years’ experience in Bioinformatics and has imported technology from all over the world, specializing in data acquisition and pattern recognition from microdata. As former Director of Research for a military...

Michael VanButsel ~ Bio-Florida Manatee-Sarasota Chapter

For more than 15 years, BioFlorida has been supporting the advancement of life sciences. Together, with its membership, BioFlorida is shaping the future of Florida biosciences through networking, advocacy, promotion, workforce development and more. Michael Van Butsel,...

Patrick Wright ~ President of The Payton Wright Foundation

Patrick Wright is the President of The Payton Wright Foundation.  After losing their 5 year old daughter Payton to brain cancer he and his wife Holly founded The Payton Foundation.  The Foundation’s mission is to financially assists families caring for a child with...

Bob Clifford

Robert M. Clifford became the Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA) in January 2009. The Authority was created in July 2007 to plan, develop, finance, construct, own and manage multimodal systems in Citrus, Hernando,...

Tammie Nemecek ~ Director GrowFL

Tammie Nemecek, Director leads GrowFL’s programs throughout Florida, helping local communities build entrepreneurial efforts centered on the Economic Gardening philosophy that embraces strategies to grow existing businesses in a community, region or state. A 20-year...

Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips serves as the Executive Director of both the Lakeland Area Mass Transit District d/b/a The Citrus Connection and the Polk Transit. Tom came to Citrus Connection from Michigan City, Indiana in August of 2011. He was employed at PACE Suburban Bus in...

Stuart L. Rogel

A resident of Florida since 1984, Rogel was the regional director for the Florida office of New Boston Fund Properties, a full-service real estate development, management and an investment company. Prior to that, he served as assistant city manager and economic and...

Jesse Biter Introduction to Innovative Districts

Jesse Biter ~ President/CEO of Biter Enterprises, LLC and Board of Directors Enterprise Florida Jesse Biter is the President/CEO of Biter Enterprises, LLC., a Florida-based management firm. From his Sarasota office, Biter oversees diverse assets in Information...

Ed Morrison ~ Purdue Center for Regional Development

Ed Morrison is a member of the staff of the Center for Regional Development at Purdue University. For the past five or six years, he has been developing new, network-based models for economic and workforce development. These approaches emphasize the strategic value of...