Coffee & Conversation

No speeches. No presentations. Just conversation with transformational leaders in the region in an informal setting. A quarterly series benefit for paid Alumni and invited guests.

Join us for Coffee & Conversation with Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma as he shares lessons learned throughout his career in law enforcement and military service. Sheriff Lemma will also share the work he is currently focused on to combat the opioid epidemic, among many other important concerns in our community.
*All event tickets are non-refundable.


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Previous guests

George A. Kalogridis | Walt Disney World Resort President PHIL RAWLINS | Orlando City Soccer President/Founder Dr. John C. Hitt | Univesity of Central Florida Scott Frost | UCF Head Football Coach Buddy Dyer | Orlando Mayor George O' Leary | Former UCF Head Football Coach HARVEY MASSEY | Massey Services Chairman & CEO STAN ARTHUR | Gulf War Admiral ALEX MARTINS | Orlando Magic President Andy Gardiner | State Senate President Mel Martinez | Senator & Bush Cabinet Member Bill Davis | Universal Orlando Resort President/COO Kathy Ramsberger | Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts President Lars Houmann | Florida Hospital President/CEO Harris Rosen | Rosen Hotels & Resorts President/COO John Rivers | 4 Rivers Smokehouse Chef & CEO Mike Whan | LPGA Commissioner Charlie Gray | GrayRobinson Founder Michael Waldrop | Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient Captain Stan Van Gundy | Orlando Magic Winningest Coach Dr. Antonia Novello | U.S. Surgeon General Rowdy Gaines | Olympic Gold Medalist Wendy Brandon | Central Florida Regional Hospital CEO Don Eslinger | Seminole County Sheriff Ron Blocker | outgoing (now retired) school superintendent of Orange County Bill Vogel | outgoing (now retired) school superintendent of Seminole County Dede Schaffner | Seminole County School Board Chair Brenda Carey | Seminole County Commission Chair Jim Hartmann | Seminole County Manager Randy Berridge | Florida High Tech Corridor Council Steve Hogan | Florida Citrus Sports CEO Andrae Bailey | Change Everything Founder and President Frank DiBello | President and CEO, Space Florida Dr. Danny White | Vice President and Director of Athletics at UCF Georgia Lorenz | President of Seminole State College Randall Hunt | APEX

PRESENTING SPONSORS: Next Horizon, Florida Hospital
SUPPORTING SPONSOR: Professional Real Estate Company, LLC
HOST SPONSOR: Harvest Time International