Past Keynote Speakers
 

2018 - VALERIE SEIDEL (Bio)
-  President, Principal Economist - The Balmoral Group 

 

2017 - MARTHA W. BARNETT (Bio)
- Senior Partner in the law firm of Holland & Knight


2016 - AUGUST BUSCH, III (Bio)
- CEO of Anheuser Busch from 1975-2002
- Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1977-2006 


2015 - KEN BOUTWELL (Bio)
- Co-Manager Vineyard Financing

 
2014 - SHAHID KHAN (Bio) 
- Owner and CEO, Flex-N-Gate
- Owner, Jacksonville Jaguars
- Owner and Chairman, Fulham Football Club
   

2013 - EVERETTE S. SPAIN (Bio) 
- Aide-de-Camp to Commanding General David Petraeus, Multi-National Force-Iraq
- Assistant Professor at West Point
- M.B.A.- Duke University
- Orange County Special Olympics
 

2012 - HON. RANDALL T. SHEPARD (Bio)


2011 - Honorable David M Walker, President & CEO, Come Back America Initiative
 
2010 - Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO, Knight Foundation
 
2009 - Caryn L. Beck-Dudley, Dean, The College of Business, Florida State University
 
2008 - Honorable Bob Martinez, Florida Governor
 
2007 - Honorable Bob Graham, Florida Governor
 
2006 - Peggy Kerns,  Director, Center for Ethics in Government
 
2005 - Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed, President, Bethune-Cookman College
 
2004 - George Gallup, Chairman, George H. Gallup International Institute
 
2003 - Jim Towey, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
 
2002 - Charles Colson, Founder of Prison Fellowship Ministries
 
2001 - Honorable Rubin Askew, Florida Governor
 

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