Patrick Gannon

Patrick J. Gannon is the Managing Director of SaraBay Advisors, focused on economic development and sustainable, smart city planning projects.  He also serves as President of the Downtown Sarasota Condominium Association (DSCA), a consortium of 30+ condominium...

Sara Hand

Sara Hand has a diverse business development background across public and private sector enterprises, which includes early stage investment. Her motto is “Think Big. Keep it Simple. Make it Happen.” Using Strategic Doing, Sara drives action-focused agendas and is...

Peter Righi

Global Director – Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development (CEED) Peter Righi is the co-founder and Global Director of CEED with over 14 years of experience working on economic development and private sector initiatives in emerging markets. Before...

Gail Gillian-Bain

Board of Directors President Food Business Incubation International Food Business Incubators International (FBII) is an international membership association acting on behalf of the needs and requirements of the industry globally. FBII is for professionals in the...

Jonathan Fleece

Jonathan Fleece is a leading health care attorney, advisor, and professional speaker located in Tampa Bay Florida. His consulting services include advising health care companies how to strategically plan for success during the sweeping changes that are coming in...

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson AARP FLORIDA STATE DIRECTOR As AARP Florida State Director, Jeff and his team of staff, volunteers and members seek to lead Florida to expand the possibilities and tackle the challenges of an aging society and equip Florida families to live their best...

Valerie Fox

Valerie Fox, cofounded the DMZ at Ryerson University which has grown to become Canada’s number one university business incubator and number 5 in the world (UBI 2014). She is now venturing out with a new company called the Pivotal Point, to help build successful...

Nigel Jacob

Nigel Jacob is the Co-Chair of the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics for the City of Boston. With an extensive background in collaborative, citizen-facing technology projects, Nigel Jacob co-founded the Office of New Urban Mechanics – a civic innovation incubator...

Glenn Wintrich

Glenn Wintrich has more than 40 years of international delivery, marketing, service line management and innovation experience. In early 2006 Glenn joined Perot Systems as the Enterprise Network Service Line Manager and progressed to the Global Director of Information...

Stan Schultes

Stan Schultes is co-founder of Spark Growth, a social/civic innovation enterprise and an expert in Strategic Doing, an agile and action-centric protocol for rapid development and implementation of strategies across organizations and sectors. He has a passion for...