Less Poverty, Through More Prosperity Summit: LIVE

 

Tuesday, November 28

Welcome Ι 10:00 a.m.

  • Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Bank of America; Florida Chamber Foundation Chair

The Path to Prosperity: What Does 2030 Look Like?

  • Mark Wilson, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Framing the Issue: Understanding the Building Blocks for Economic Prosperity

  • Moderator: Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Tim Center, CEO, Capital Area Community Action Agency
  • Mireya Eavey, Sarasota & Desoto Area President, United Way Suncoast
  • Bill Mills, President and CEO, Florida Prosperity Partnership

State Level Leadership in Florida

  • Moderator: David Hart, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Senator Jeff Brandes

Jobs, Florida’s Economy, and the Need for a Skilled Workforce

  • Moderator: Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Ernest Coney, Jr., President and CEO, Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc.
  • Michelle Dennard, President and CEO, CareerSource Florida
  • Bob Rohrlack, President and CEO, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Lunch Discussion: A Two-Generational Approach

  • Brittany Birken, CEO, Florida Children’s Council

Florida’s Cradle to Career Systems and Everything In-Between

  • Moderator: Sue Homant, President and CEO, The Able Trust
  • Brittany Birken, CEO, Florida Children’s Council
  • Lauren Chianese, Executive Director, Teach for America-Orlando
  • Jay Galbraith, Vice President, Public Affairs, Valencia College

Health, Affordable Housing and Food Security

  • Moderator: Michael Griffin, Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy, Adventist Health System
  • Shelley Lauten, CEO, Central Florida Commission on Homelessness
  • Randy Russell, President and CEO, Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg
  • Robin Safley, Executive Director, Feeding Florida

A Business Example of Challenges and Opportunities

  • Debbie LaPinska, Vice President, Human Resources, PGT Industries

Engaging Communities for Action

  • Moderator: David Odahowski, President & CEO, Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation
  • Jennifer Grove, Community Development Manager, Gulf Power Company; Achieve Escambia
  • Bob McFalls, President and CEO, Florida Philanthropic Network
  • Will Weatherford, Managing Partner, Weatherford Partners

Prosperity Initiative Partner: Why This Matters

  • Ann Reinert, Vice President of Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase

Next Steps and Actions

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

Closing Comments

  • Doug Davidson, Market Executive, Bank of America; Florida Chamber Foundation Chair