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UT’s Business Network Symposium Series Kicks Off Oct. 10

Published: October 04, 2017
The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Vaughn Center Crescent Club, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd.

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, The University of Tampa will welcome the CEOs of Ideal Image, VetCor and BayCare to kick off the 2017-2018 Business Network Symposium series. There will be a continental breakfast at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 7:45–9 a.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Vaughn Center Crescent Club, 401 W. Kennedy Blvd.

Deborah Ellinger is president and CEO of Ideal Image, the largest U.S. retail provider of non-surgical cosmetic procedures, with 130 centers across North America. FDA-cleared and rigorously tested, Ideal Image services include laser hair removal, fat reduction through body sculpting, wrinkle reduction, and other services that improve physical appearance and enhance self-confidence.

Paul Huszar is the CEO of VetCor LLC, a restoration company focused on hiring veterans. Huszar served 23 years on active duty, including four combat tours in Iraq and service as the dean for the U.S. Army Engineer School. He also commanded Joint Task Force Eagle in 2009–2010, a 1,000-plus soldier and airmen joint task force operating throughout northern and western Iraq.

Tommy Inzina MBA '98 is president and CEO of BayCare, a leading not-for-profit health care system that provides a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other locations throughout the Tampa Bay and West Central Florida regions. BayCare is one of the largest private employers in the region, with 26,900 team members. Inzina has been with BayCare for more than 23 years.

The event is sponsored by The University of Tampa Board of Fellows, and the presenting sponsor is TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank. Other sponsors include the Tampa Bay Business Journal and Sodexo Campus Services.

The Board of Fellows holds this networking event three times a year to allow businesses that are well known, changing or new to the Tampa Bay area the opportunity to share their accomplishments and plans with the business community. The next Business Network Symposium will be held on Jan. 23, 2018, and the final symposium is scheduled for April 24, 2018.

For more information or to RSVP, go to or contact Ashton Connell, director of stewardship and donor relations, at