Florida Business Leaders’ Summit on Prosperity and Economic Opportunity: LIVE

May 22, 2019: Paths to Prosperity Pre-Summit – Promising Practices

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUCCESS & INTERSECTIONALITY: WHERE WE ARE COMING FROM & WHERE WE NEED TO GO TOGETHER

  • Tim Center, Chief Executive Officer, Capital Area Community Action Agency
  • Robin Safley, Executive Director, Feeding Florida

BENEFIT CLIFFS AND CAREER CHOICE: INFORMING LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND POLICYMAKERS ABOUT IMPEDIMENTS TO CAREER ADVANCEMENT

  • Alex Ruder, Senior Community & Economic Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Ellie Terry, Economic Policy Analysis Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

WORKING UP: CREATING PATHWAYS FOR ECONOMIC MOBILITY

  • James Green, Director, Palm Beach County Community Services Department

COLLECTIVE IMPACT AND COMMUNITY CHANGE: PALM BEACH PRACTICES

  • Julia Dattolo, Vice President, CareerSource Palm Beach County
  • Tammy Fields, Palm Beach County Youth Services Department and Co-Lead for Birth to 22 Alliance
  • Michele Jacobs, President & CEO, Economic Council of Palm Beach County
  • Christine Koehn, Ph.D., Executive Director, ACHIEVE
  • Patrick McNamara, President & CEO, Palm Health Foundation

LEVERAGING COMMUNITY ASSETS TO DELIVER HOPE, HOME & MORE: VOICES FROM VOLUSIA

  • Jim Dinneen, Former County Manager, Volusia County
  • Anne Evans, Halifax Urban Ministries Board and Former Chair of Hope Place Project
  • Buck James, Executive Director, Halifax Urban Ministries

A SHARED VISION AND VOICE FOR PROSPERITY: THE WALK AND TALK NEEDED TO ENGAGE BUSINESS, PHILANTHROPY, COMMUNITIES, AND GOVERNMENT IN MEANINGFUL WAYS WRAP UP & WRITE UP FOR BUSINESS LEADERS SUMMIT REPORT-OUT

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

CLOSING COMMENTS & ADJOURN

WELCOME RECEPTION – PARTNERS, PRACTITIONERS AND PROSPERITY LEADERS

May 23, 2019: Business Leaders Summit on Prosperity and Economic Opportunity

PATHS TO PROSPERITY FOR EVERY ZIP CODE IN FLORIDA: WELCOME & OVERVIEW

  • Will Weatherford, Managing Partner, Weatherford Capital and Florida Chamber Board of Directors

ENDING GENERATIONAL POVERTY IN FLORIDA: BUSINESS COMMUNITY’S COMMITMENT AND CHARGE

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

FREE ENTERPRISE AND ECONOMIC MOBILITY: A PATH FORWARD

  • Robert Doar, Morgridge Fellow in Poverty Studies and President Elect, American Enterprise Institute

FISCAL CLIFFS AND THE CASE FOR REFORM: PROMOTING ECONOMIC MOBILITY

  • David Altig, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve of Atlanta

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AHEAD: SECURING FLORIDA’S FUTURE TOGETHER

  • Ken Lawson, Executive Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

HOW A FOCUS ON FOOD SECURITY OPENED THE DOOR TO PROSPERITY: ROOT CAUSES, INTERSECTIONALITY AND A PATH FORWARD TOGETHER

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Robin Safley, Executive Director, Feeding Florida

PROSPERITY BY DESIGN: THE POTENTIAL OF COMMUNITY STRUCTURES AND DESIGN

  • Michael Brown, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Skanska USA

THE POWER OF PURPOSE BUILT COMMUNITIES

  • David Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, Purpose Built Communities

FROM VISION TO REALITY: THE POWER, INVESTMENT AND LEVERAGE NEEDED TO REALIZE A COMMUNITY’S POTENTIAL

  • Eric Kelly, President, Quantum Foundation

A CONVERSATION ABOUT FREE ENTERPRISE, COMMITMENT AND RISE

  • H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr., CEO, Rybovich
  • Mark Wilson, President & CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce

GENERATIONAL CHANGES START WITH SMALL STEPS: HOW BUSINESSES CAN HELP FAMILIES REALIZE LONG TERM GAINS

  • Cynthia O’Connell, Florida Prepaid College Foundation

SUCCESS STARTS EARLY: COMMITMENT TO GROWING UP GREAT

  • Cressman Bronson, Regional President – Florida East, PNC Bank and Florida Chamber Board of Directors
  • Kim Reckley, VP, Client & Community Relations Director, Office of the Regional President, PNC Bank and Chair of Business Alliance for Early Learning, Florida Chamber Foundation

ACHIEVING COLLABORATIVE IMPACT: APPLYING LESSONS LEARNED TO PROJECT OPIOID AND BEYOND

  • Andrae Bailey, Founder & CEO, Change Everything; Creator, Project Opioid

REHABILITATION AND REENTRY: WHERE JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY INTERSECT

  • Derrick Schofield, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Continuum of Care and Reentry Services, GEO Care

LEADERSHIP CONVERSATION: ALIGNING POLICY AND PASSION TO ACHIEVE PATHS TO PROSPERITY FOR FLORIDA

  • Paul Renner, Florida House of Representatives, District 24
  • Will Weatherford, Managing Partner, Weatherford Capital and Florida Chamber Board of Directors

WHAT’S NEXT: FLORIDA’S PROSPERITY INITIATIVE AND MARCHING ORDERS FOR 2030 AND BEYOND

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

ADJOURN