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.

The next Coffee & Conversation will be at the 2018 Leadership Summit.


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

PRESENTING SPONSORS: Next Horizon, Florida Hospital