Level Up Your Innovation Capabilities

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Grow Your Knowledge, Business and Career as We Build a Brilliant Region Together

Join the Orlando Economic Partnership for the final session of the virtual summit series featuring in-depth discussions with leaders from Tavistock, ITEC, Violet Defense and Orlando Magic on the power of contracting with local tech companies to level up your innovation capabilities.

Presented by Truist Financial Corp., the four-event virtual summit series is designed to actively build a new economy for our region and advance Broad-Based Prosperity™ by focusing on implementation of recovery solutions for businesses, cutting edge talent development strategies and technology that accelerates innovation.

The summit series kicked off with its first session on October 6. Four consecutive weekly, virtual expert-led sessions followed – each focusing on implementation of recovery solutions for businesses, cutting-edge talent development strategies and technology that accelerates innovation.


Terry Berland
President & CEO
Violet Defense

Sheena Fowler
Vice President, Innovation
Orlando Economic Partnership
Founder – Orlando Tech Council

Jeff Jensen
Executive Vice President, Project Development Team

Jeff Lutes
Senior Vice President, Technology
Orlando Magic

Lauren Prager
Vice President, Community Engagement

Sydney Rossman-Reich
PRN Real Estate & Investments, Ltd.

Juan Santos
Senior Vice President, Brand Experience
Tavistock Development Company

Adam Scheinberg
Vice President, Information Technology
Massey Services, Inc.
Chair – Orlando Tech Council

Andrea Wesser-Brawner
Chief Innovation & Emerging Technologies Officer
Orange County


Tuesday, October 6 | 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Recovering Our Economy and Securing a New Future for the Orlando Region | sponsored by City National Bank
Be part of the conversation as we discuss the challenges we face together in the current environment and hear from national experts who will share their perspectives on economic development, inclusive economic recovery and then participate in the discovery of new solutions.

Tuesday, October 13 | 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Rebuild and Renew Your Business Post COVID-19 powered by the Orlando Regional Chamber | sponsored by Fairwinds Credit Union
Get a deeper understanding of the economic impact of the pandemic on the business community, legislation impacting the future of businesses and strategies to move forward and rebuild stronger.

Tuesday, October 20 | 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Raise the Bar with Skills-Based Hiring powered by the Foundation for Orlando’s Future | sponsored by JPMorgan Chase
Learn how to find and retain talent and diversify your workforce to increase your team’s potential by investing in their skills through this interactive workshop.

Single Webinar Sessions
$75 | Partnership Investor and Chamber Member, one (1) person
$85 | Non Investor and Non Member, one (1) person

Oct 27 – Level Up Your Innovation Capabilities powered by the Orlando Tech Council


Advisory Council

Sandy Hostetter, Truist (formerly SunTrust) | Chair
Lainie Fox Ackerman, Orlando Health
Jim Bradley, Acorn Stairlifts Inc.
Michelle Brady-Palmer, SeaWorld Orlando
Earnest DeLoach, Balfour Beatty Construction
Gregory Dryden, Fifth Third Bank
Diedre Keller, Florida A&M University College of Law
Jim Hair, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting
Tyler Minton, Quest Relocation Group

JoAnn Newman, Orlando Science Center
Carlos Osorio, Orlando City Soccer Club
Sal Rehmetullah, Fattmerchant
Paul Roldán, AllGen Financial Advisors, Inc.
Adrianna Sekula, Walt Disney
Karen Skyers, Charter Communications
Melanie Stefanowicz, Orange/Osceola County Public Schools
Jeff Tecau, Protiviti


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