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Meet Dr. Reginald Riley Leadership Orlando Class 95 Chair

Posted by Danielle Permenter on Dec 15, 2017 11:42:01 AM

Leadership Orlando is proud to introduce Reginald B. Riley, Ph.D., Corporate Manager of Community Relations, External Affairs & Community Relations, Orlando Health, as Chair of Leadership Orlando Class 95.

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Topics: Leadership Orlando

YPAC Welcomes Florida Polytechnic University’s Dr. Randy K. Avent

Posted by Danielle Permenter on Aug 25, 2017 11:08:04 AM

In the three years since its completion, Florida Polytechnic University’s unique architecture has been turning heads and piquing the curiosity of Central Florida residents as they travel west on Interstate 4 toward Lakeland. Members of the Central Florida Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC), a group that engages up-and-coming talent, heard the story behind the distinctive building from the university’s foremost expert - Florida Polytechnic founding President, Dr. Randy K. Avent, during their August gathering.

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Topics: Higher Education, Young Professional Advisory Council

iGRO Interns Learn About Social Entrepreneurship in Orlando

Posted by Danielle Permenter on Jul 24, 2017 2:19:25 PM

Imagine walking into a coffee shop that serves quality, fair trade coffee and ordering a drink, but instead of getting a bill, the cashier asks, “How much would you like to pay?” One might wonder how such a place could exist, but it does - at Downtown CREDO, right here in Orlando. CREDO functions as a donations-only coffee shop, meaning that customers choose their own price. Founded in 2010 by local social entrepreneur, Ben Hoyer, CREDO was created not because of a passion for coffee, but to serve as a vehicle for his purpose: to make his community better.

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Topics: Sustainability, Inclusive, iGRO, Entrepreneurship

Leadership Orlando’s Ruth Mustian Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted by Danielle Permenter on Jun 29, 2017 12:03:06 PM

One of the Orlando Economic Partnership’s longest serving team members accepted a prestigious lifetime achievement award during the 2017 Association for Leadership Programs (ALP) National Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. Ruth Z. Mustian, who manages Leadership Orlando, was given the ALP’s Lifetime Legacy Award for her 40 years of service.

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Topics: Leadership Orlando

iGRO Builds Impactful Connections for Young Talent in Orlando

Posted by Danielle Permenter on Jun 22, 2017 11:07:51 AM

An Orlando Economic Partnership program is helping interns and new hires build connections through resources and networking opportunities. Started by the Partnership’s Central Florida Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC), iGRO aims to attract, cultivate and retain young professional talent in the Orlando region. The two-month program, taking place during June and July each year, showcases Central Florida while offering support through mentorship and events.

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Topics: Workforce and Talent, iGRO

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