​The mission of the Davis Leadership Forum is to provide opportunities for discussion through scholarly and life-enriching topics while creating networking opportunities for our business community.
All events are free to attend but reservations are required. 

 

You are cordially invited to

The Business of the Arts

Panel Discussion and Luncheon

Stregthening Our Local Economy

through the Arts

 

Listen, Learn, & Interact with the Jacksonville Business Community

Thursday, January 18 / 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Davis College of Business Coference Rooms

Complementary Lunch Served

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Panelists 
Mr. Preston Haskell, Founder
The Haskell Company
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Mr. Robert Massey, CEO
Jacksonville Symphony Association

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Mr. Robert Arleigh White, Principal
Robert Arleigh White and Associates

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Lead sponsor:

airport 

 

Visit JAA Here

The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) owns and operates Jacksonville International (JAX), Cecil, Jacksonville Executive at Craig (JAXEX), and Herlong Recreational Airports. This diversified airport system serves the commercial, business and recreational needs of the city of Jacksonville, northeast Florida and southeast Georgia. As one of the Region’s major economic engines, JAA has an annual economic impact of approximately $2.9 billion and provides approximately 30,000 direct and indirect jobs related to aviation.

Also sponsored by:

Arbus

Visit Arbus Here

 


 

 

 

 Connect with our audience through sponsorship

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Past Speakers

Fall 2017

Travis T. Tygart, CEO, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency

https://www.linkedin.com/in/travis-tygart-b381b55/

 Grant Deken, Grapevine Logic

https://www.linkedin.com/in/grantdeken/

Adams Ropp, Senior Sales Executive, Planet

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adamsropp/

 
Spring 2017

TERRY PATRICK WALTON, Founder, 20'sEmpowered

https://www.linkedin.com/in/terrypatrickwalton/

 NAT FORD, CEO, Jacksonville Transportation Authority

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanielpford/

DEBBIE BUCKLAND, Market President, BB&T

https://www.linkedin.com/in/debbie-buckland-00998b6/

MIKE WACHHOLZ, President, Pontoon Solutions

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-wachholz-54665a/

 

JACKSONVILLE REAL ESTATE PANEL DISCUSSION

LANE GARDNER, Managing Director, Hines

 https://www.linkedin.com/in/lane-gardner-90106539/

William (Tripp) Gulliford, Senior Managing Director, CBRE

https://www.linkedin.com/in/william-i-gulliford-iii-7a072a14/

Traci Jenks, Senior Director, Cushman Wakefield

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracijenks/

  

THE BUSINESS OF SPORTS PANEL DISCUSSION

C. ALAN VERLANDER, Executive Director and COO, JAXSPORTS Council and TaxSlayer Bowl

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-verlander-76b30326/

KEN BABBY, Owner and CEO, Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Babby

 

Fall 2016

 

Steven Grossman     CEO Jacksonville Aviation Authority
Frank Lonegro EVP and CFO CSX Corporation
Anthony "Tony" Kurlas Market Director Merrill Lynch Bank of America
Jonathan Bennett Chief Merchandising Officer Interline Brands
Ted Baker II President Bluegrass Materials
Greg Strong Director Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 

Click here for more past speakers