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David Murphy Oct 17, 2019
Growth of Orlando as a Distribution Center
Growth of Orlando as a Distribution Center

David Murphy is a recognized market leader in Central Florida industrial and office/flex real estate. Mr. Murphy has been named the Top Industrial Broker in Central Florida by NAIOP for 17 years and has been recognized by Real Estate Florida Magazine as one of the Top 25 Commercial Brokers in the State of Florida. In 2018, he was recognized at the CBRE National Recognition Conference as one of the top producing brokers in the firm. Additionally, he was recognized by The Business Journal's publication network as one of the Top 100 Commercial Executives nationally. Mr. Murphy combines aggressive sales skills with a strong technical real estate background. He is both a Florida Certified General Appraiser and a Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI).


Murphy has completed over One Billion Dollars ($1,000,000,000) in industrial and office/flex real estate transactions and specializes in handling the entire life cycle of an industrial real estate asset from acquisition and assisting with financing to leasing and ultimately selling the property. Mr. Murphy also represents industrial tenants and has handled many of the largest industrial leases in Florida.

 


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Belinda Rodebaugh Oct 24, 2019
Experiencing an Organ Transplant
Experiencing an Organ Transplant

Organ transplantation is a procedure and treatment for increasing numbers of patients today but the process remains high risk.  After experiencing diabetes for nearly 40 years and kidney failure for 14 years, Belinda underwent a simultaneous kidney pancreas transplant in 2009 at the University of Maryland. 

The beneficiary of a Modern Medical Miracle, Belinda will share her “Transplant Story”, including some tragic and hilarious moments in her struggle to regain her health.  She will relate many facets of the transplant experience including some not widely known.

Having demonstrated unusual ability and knowledge in managing her own disease and post-operative survival, her doctors were so impressed they frequently have referred other patients to her for assistance.  This was the beginning of her wellness coaching business.

Belinda and her husband currently live in the Sarasota area where she is a member of the Rotary Club of Siesta Key.

 


 

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Jennifer Webb Oct 31, 2019
How to Create a Hero Culture at Work or in Your Organization
How to Create a Hero Culture at Work or in Your Organization

The Magic of Communications

Jennifer Webb’s extraordinary programs combine magic, psychology, NLP, Emotional Intelligence, and other disciplines to reach people instantly with messages of inspiration and content. Her most popular programs are designed to propel thinking from challenges and frustration to “can do” and “possibilities.” Her core message: Our attitudes and expectations create our realities and impact everyone around us, and we have the power to change how we think if it isn’t getting us the results we want. Motivational speaker, corporate consultant and NLP coach, Jennifer has authored three books on human potential, has her graduate degree in psychology

Jennifer Webb teaches people how to increase peak performance and create and reach goals by reprogramming how we think. Her highly-interactive programs are ideal for long and short term training, for break-out sessions, one-on-one coaching and keynote presentations. .  

Jennifer’s credentials are extensive.  She sits on several boards and is very proud of her membership in the International Positive Psychology Association and the National Speaker’s Association.  She is a former board member of the National Association of Women Business Owners and has been affiliated with Women in Communication, Meeting Planners International, Society of Human Resource Management, Association of Fundraising Professionals and numerous Chambers of Commerce.

You can see a bit of Jennifer’s use of magic at https://youtu.be/SJzdpL2hZcM 

 


 

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Curley Bowman Nov 07, 2019
Tales of Vietnam War
Tales of Vietnam War

A year out of high school,  Curley joined the Army, serving in Vietnam, Ft. Benning, GA, and Schofield Barracks, HI.  Prior to Vietnam, Curley trained as a Scout Dog Handler.  The Scout Dog team mission is to walk point for infantry patrols and provide early silent warning of enemy ambushes, booby traps and caches of equipment.  Curley and his dog, Cap, flew to Vietnam together.  Curley will speak of his missions with Cap, the day Cap was killed and Curley was wounded; and, of the heroic efforts by those that saved him. 

SSG Bowman separated from the Army in 1978 to follow his childhood dream of becoming a police officer.  Before the ink was dry on his separation orders, he joined the Orlando Police Department for a 28-year career.  His assignments included Uniform Patrol, Under Cover Drugs,  Detective in both Property and Violent Crimes Section and ended at the Airport Division.  During his career, Curley was also a member of the OPD SWAT Team for 15 years.

In 1963 at the age of 13, Carter “Curley” Bowman moved to Winter Park following his father’s retirement from the US Air Force.  He attended Glenridge Junior High School and graduated from Edgewater High School, class of ‘68.  Curley received his Associates Degree at Chaminade College in Honolulu Hawaii while in the Army.  He continued his education at Rollins College in Winter Park, where he received both a BS and MS degree.

Curley joined the Orlando Rotary Club in 2005 under President Charlie Shuffield and in 2010-2011 served as the club’s president.  In 2012 Curley moved on to join his wife, Jan, in the Winter Park Rotary Club where he remains a member.  Curley is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and a Bequest Society member.  He and Jan are avid European travelers.  In 2006 Curley published the book “Driving In Europe 101” which is still available online (albeit somewhat out-of-date).  His free hours are divided between volunteering with IDignity, the gym and searching for great wines.  He and Jan have two grown sons, one living in Orlando and the other in Washing DC.

 


 

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Cassie Yde Nov 14, 2019
Worldwide Television Syndication

Cassie Yde, President of the Television Syndication Company (TVS), directs the full-service syndication and distribution organization providing the best of new programming from the world’s most creative producers to television, DVD, in-flight and educational outlets worldwide.   TVS is known for its wide catalog of programs available with genres including documentaries, children’s, reality, sports, lifestyle, travel and many others.

Additionally, TVS produces the long running E/I series Real Life 101, which is in its 20th  season and syndicated in over 70% of the USA.  TVS currently has 7 series playing weekly in US syndication plus various specials throughout the year.

The Television Syndication Company was formed in 1989 by Robert and Cassie M. Yde to represent independent producers programming on a worldwide basis.   Prior to forming TVS, Bob Yde was instrumental in producing television specials such as Miss Universe, Miss USA, The America's Junior Miss Pageant, Senior Bowl Football, The Orange Bowl Parade and Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for America's ABC, CBS, and NBC television networks.

Cassie Yde joined Mr. Yde in 1969 and the partnership resulted in the creation of additional television programming for the major U.S. television networks and such international networks as CBC and CTV in Canada, the BBC in the United Kingdom and the SABC in South Africa. The Ydes also traveled to virtually every corner of the world to produce television series and specials for worldwide distribution.  Mr. Yde passed away on December 18, 2006. His career as an experienced television producer, director and writer earned him much respect in the industry.

 


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Steve Hogan Nov 21, 2019
CEO of Florida Citrus Sports Association
CEO of Florida Citrus Sports Association

Steve Hogan is the Chief Executive Officer for Florida Citrus Sports, a not-for-profit event management organization dedicated to positively impacting the Orlando region while enhancing the quality of life in Central Florida through world-class events, including the Citrus Bowl, Camping World Bowl, Camping World Kickoff, Florida Blue Florida Classic, Orlando Citrus Parade and others.

In addition to his work on Florida Citrus Sports’ signature events, Hogan is also widely regarded as the “quarterback” who brought together leaders from the public and private sector to convince the NFL to move the Pro Bowl from Honolulu to “The City Beautiful” in 2016.

He also worked for nearly a decade alongside other community leaders to secure approval for nearly $200 million for the 2014 reconstruction of Camping World Stadium, and in 2018, Hogan helped secure an additional $60 million in Tourist Development Tax funds to complete the job started in 2014.

Away from the gridiron, Hogan was part of a group of community leaders responsible for creating LIFT Orlando, a 501(c)(3) aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty in Orlando's West Lakes communities — partnering with residents to achieve shared goals of mixed-income housing, a cradle-to-career educational pipeline, community wellness and long-term economic viability.

Hogan also serves nationally as a Past Chairman of the Football Bowl Association and has served locally as chair of Leadership Orlando. Other board service in addition to his involvement with LIFT Orlando includes Orlando Inc., the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the Community Health Impact Council and the Economic Development Commission.

Hogan has also managed several NFL preseason, college football regular-season and international soccer neutral-site games, and has negotiated television, title sponsorship and conference partnership agreements that have elevated Florida Citrus Sports to the top of its industry.

 


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Sandy Hostetter Dec 05, 2019
Suntrust, Central Florida Market
Suntrust, Central Florida Market

Sandy Hostetter, Central Florida Market President for SunTrust Bank, Inc., has over 35 years of local experience in the financial services industry.  Prior to joining SunTrust in the fall of 2018, Ms. Hostetter spent 16 years as the President of  Valley National Bank, formerly CNL Bank, a bank she helped build from the         ground up.  Prior to joining CNL Bank, she spent seven years as the Chief Executive Officer of Florida Community partners, a not-for-profit bank lending consortium that specialized in financing affordable housing communities.  From 1982 until 1992, she was Vice President of Corporate Banking for Barnett Bank of Central Florida.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida and a Masters of Business Administration from the Crummer School of Business, Rollins College.

Ms. Hostetter has earned numerous awards during her career and represents SunTrust Bank in various organizations within the Central Florida community.  She formerly served as the Board Chair of the Central Florida YMCA Metro Board and is still an active member of their Board and Executive Committee.  She is Past Chair of the Mennello Museum of American Art Friends Board and Past Chair of the Winter Park Health Foundation.  She co-chaired the Florida Tomorrow Campaign for her alma mater, the University of Florida and is the Chairwoman of the UF Bergstrom Real Estate Center Advisory Board.  She has also served on the Foundation for Foster Children Board and is Past Chair of the 2010-2011 Heart of Florida United Way Board Campaign and continues to serve on the United Way Board of Directors.  She also serves on the Florida Hospital Board and The Florida Citrus Sports Boards.  In 2017, the I4 Business Magazine presented her with the prestigious Women’s Inspired Leadership Spirit of Advocacy Award.  And the American Business Association Foundation recognized her as a finalist for the 2017 George Bailey Distinguished Service award for her commitment and service in her community.


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Cindy Schooler Dec 12, 2019
Orlando Retail Market
Orlando Retail Market

A recognized expert in the Orlando retail real estate market, Cindy is senior vice president and market leader in SRS’ Orlando office. She leads the Orlando and Tampa markets alongside John Artope. Cindy joined SRS in 2016 with more than 15 years of real estate experience in both the office and retail industries. Previously, she worked with Cushman Wakefield as the director of retail and office brokerage services. Her distinctive skill set benefits her clients, ranging from space utilization and design, to cost saving techniques and value engineering.

She has worked with many notable clients including National Airlines Corporation, Knob Hill Consulting Group, Restaurant Partners Inc., Integrative Medicine Corporation, TW2 Advertising Agency, Old Town Amusement Complex, 4 Rivers Smokehouse Corporation, Romacorp, Inc., Chicken Salad Chick, Skechers Shoes, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Fidelity Bank. In 2008, Cindy founded Cynco Properties, a full-service commercial brokerage organization.

During her tenure as managing partner, she successfully completed more 250,000 square feet of
office space projects including relocation of both local and national corporations. She was also responsible for a 200,000-square-foot mixed-use project requiring repositioning of the current tenant mix, locating new tenants and securing market exposure for the property. Prior to her time in the real estate industry, Cindy spent 10 years in the healthcare industry serving in a variety of roles including project
development, operations management and community relations.

 


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