Speaker Series

The Speaker Series is dedicated to bringing outstanding leaders from the private, government and nonprofit sectors to campus to discuss business topics and corporate strategies with students and members of the community.

2014 - 2015
Date/Location Speaker Topic RSVP

Oct.  2, 2014
4:30-5:30 p.m.
JS 134


Andrew W. McLaughlin, Esg

Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen

A Primer on the Affordable Care Act and Its Impact on Business

Cost: Free to a limited number of participants.

RSVP by 10/01/2014

Past Speakers
Speaker: Mark House
Managing Director of the Florida Division of The Beck Group
 Topic: "Building 'A' Teams and Developing Philosophy"
   Mark House
NickFriedmanSpeaker: Nick Friedman
Founder of "College Hunks Hauling Junk"
Topic: "Work Smart, Play Hard, Get in the Game"  
JonesSpeaker: Maj. Gen. Michael Jones
U.S. Army (Ret.)
Topic: Leveraging the 'Long War' Experience to Stimulate Economic Resurgence  
TopeSpeaker: Pamela Tope
Florida Regional President
Verizon Wireless
Topic: Leading in an Unwired World
Louise LegerSpeaker: Louise Léger
Canadian Consul General in Miami
Candian Government
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Topic: North American Energy Markets and Economic Growth

Speaker: Matt SilvermanMatt Sliverman
Tampa Bay Rays

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Topic: Leadership from the Field to the Office

GriggsSpeaker: Steve Griggs
Chief Operating Officer
Tampa Bay Sports & Entertainment, LLC

Includes the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Tampa Bay Storm and the Amalie Arena.
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Topic: Leadership Excellence in the Sports and Entertainment Industry