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Giving a Speech

Join our speaker alumni!

Our meeting speakers are industry experts that have included developers, appraisers, environmental professionals, economic and market gurus, academia, government officials and so many more.

If you are interested in speaking at one of our meetings, please contact our President:

Jessica Russo
C: (239) 849-0012

Friday, April 28, 2023



Kevin C. Karnes

Clerk of the Court & Comptroller

Lee County Florida



Property Fraud and Record Searches

October 14, 2022

Meeting Cancelled to accommodate rebuilding efforts from the damage done by Hurricane Ian.

September 23, 2022

Topic: Intro to the Edison Awards

SpeakerLindsay Burch, Director of Marketing & Client Engagement

The Edison Awards

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Septmeber 9, 2022

Topic: Real Estate Roundtable

Deals and Strategies - Adapting in a Changing Market

August 26, 2022

Topic: What Does LOSOM Mean to You?

Speaker: Darren Rumbold, Ph.D., Director, Coastal Watershed Institute at the FGCU - The Water School


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August  12, 2022

Topic: The Past, Present & Future

Speaker: Donald R. Schrotenboer

Founder & Managing Partner


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July 22, 2022

Topic: Deals, Dynamics & Dementia

Speaker: Gerarld Hendry, MAI, CCIM


Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons, LLC


July 8, 2022

Topic: Our Best Side is Outside

Speaker: Dave Gammon, Director

Charlotte County Economic Development Office


June 24, 2022

Topic: Education Roundtable: The Market and Problems Encountered with Contracts

Speaker: Randy Krise, CCIM

Krise Real Estate Group

June 10, 2022

Topic: Estero Developments

Mary Gibbs, AICP

Director of Community Development

Village of Estero

O 239-221-5036

C 239-980-7732

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May 13, 2022

Topic: The Future is So Bright We Have to Wear Shades

Kevin B. Anderson


City of Fort Myers

O 239-321-7020

C 239-980-7732


APRIL 22, 2022

Topic: Meeting the Current Challenges

Benjamin R Siegel, CPA, CM

Executive Director

Lee County Port Authority


APRIL 8, 2022

Activities, Tools & Impacts Related to Lee County

Dana Brunett, Director, Business Development

Lee County Economic Development Office |

Office: 239-533-6813 | Cell: 239-357-1583

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MARCH 11, 2022

Topic: Future Road Projects, the Workings of the MPO and the Funding Process for Transportation Projects

Don Scott, AICP

Executive Director

Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization

FEBRUARY 11, 2022

The Court's at Your Service

Liza King, Chief Deputy Court Administrator

Administrative Office of the Courts

Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida

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JANUARY 28, 2022

Topic: Construction Management Delivery Process

Dan Adams

Stevens Construction


JANUARY 14, 2022

The ROI of Sustainable Energy Efficient Developments

Diana Giraldo

CDR - Community Development Reimagined

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