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Published: March 02, 2021

UT To Host Leadership Speaker Series on March 17, 4:30-5:30 P.M.

The Sykes College of Business at The University of Tampa is proud to present the Spring 2021 Leadership Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 17, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The event, “Navigating Through Uncertainty,” will be virtual and held via Zoom.

Andrew Wright, founder and CEO of Franklin Street
Photo provided by Andrew Wright

The speaker is Andrew Wright, founder and CEO of Franklin Street, a full-service commercial real estate firm founded in 2006. In his position, Wright develops and defines strategic goals and major initiatives for Franklin Street. Under his leadership, the company has grown throughout the Southeast through thousands of transactions totaling billions of dollars. Since its inception in 2006, the strategy for the company has been to have a vertically integrated business encompassing the entire life cycle of investment real estate for both investors and occupiers.

The Leadership Speaker Series is dedicated to bringing in outstanding leaders from the private, government and nonprofit sectors to discuss business topics and corporate strategies with students, faculty, alumni and members of the community. Leaders candidly share their experiences, discuss challenges that have impacted their leadership development and provide advice to aspiring leaders.

The virtual event is free to registered guests. RSVP at and a Zoom link will be provided upon registration.

For more information about the event, contact Jordan Hurwitz, staff assistant in the Sykes College of Business, at or (813) 257-3039.

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