Business Leaders to Focus on Strategies at UT Fellows Forum

Published: Feb 28, 2006
A trio of leading CEOs presents “Strategies That Transform Your Business” at the 2006 UT Fellows Forum, 7:30 a.m.-10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14, at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.

Michael B. McCallister is president and CEO of Humana, one of the nation's largest publicly traded health benefits companies, with approximately 7 million medical members located primarily in 15 states and Puerto Rico.

Erik Vonk is chairman and CEO of Gevity, a leading company in the human resources outsourcing industry. Vonk oversees approximately 1,000 employees, more than 8,000 small and medium-sized client businesses, and more than 125,000 client employees across the U.S. for the Bradenton-based firm.

Christopher J. Williams is the founder, chairman and CEO of The Williams Capital Group, LP, and Williams Capital Management, LLC, a New York-based investment bank. Williams Capital has ranked among the top 20 underwriters of U.S. investment grade corporate debt since 2000, and was ranked as the largest minority-owned investment bank in Black Enterprise magazine.

Tickets are $40 each and may be purchased online at www.tampachamber.com. All proceeds go to the Fellows Endowed Scholarship for the John H. Sykes College of Business.

The Fellows Forum is the annual flagship event for The University of Tampa Board of Fellows. Its objective is to showcase the University and the John H. Sykes College of Business, and to highlight the University's commitment to the Tampa Bay business community. The format is designed to stimulate and challenge intellectual thought, leading to a meaningful question-and-answer session.

For more information, contact Courtney O’Neil, director of community relations, at (813) 253-6200, or coneil@ut.edu