Panelists from previous events

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MODERATOR JODY JOHNSON
Owner, ActionCOACH Business Coaching Team SageWebsiteA Miami native who has dedicated her life to making an impact on the community around her. Recognizing the economic changes in our community Jody has put together a team of experts to make sure that small businesses are ready for the wave of opportunity coming their way.
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PANELIST R. PENNY RODGERS
President, Opportunity Consulting & Development, Inc
WebsiteWith more than 35 years of Banking experience, Penny focuses on enhancing cash flow through proper loan packaging, credit analysis, strategies and training.
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PANELIST ALTHEA A. HARRIS
Assistant District Director for Marketing & Outreach, Area 1, SBAWebsiteHaving held several positions within the SBA office in Miami, Althea coordinates and conducts marketing and outreach to the half-million small business owners in the South Florida area.
jenifer
PANELIST JENNIFER SABIN
Founder & Managing Partner The Growth Management Group LLCWebsiteAn award winning business creative, international speaker, published author, and business radio host
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PANELIST RAYMOND J. ZOMERFELD
Founding Partner, VGZ CPAWebsiteMore than 25 years of experience helping individuals and companies as a certified public accountant and certified valuation analyst.
Justin
PANELIST JUSTIN PEART, PHD.
Associate Professor and Founding Director Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at St. Thomas University
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PANELIST KATY SORENSON
President and CEO at the Good Government InitiativeWebsiteHer organization educates elected officials at the state and local level on issues of governance, including budget and finance, ethics, history.
marlonPANELIST MARLON A HILL
Delancyhill, P.A., and Miami Co-Chair for the Obama for America Florida Finance CommitteeWebsiteA South Florida community leader representative for the White House Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Public Engagement Briefings.
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PANELIST KEN ROBERTS
President of WorldCityWebsiteSpeaks around the country to Fortune 500 companies, chambers and trade organizations.
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PANELIST KEITH KOHLER
CFO, Consultant, Entrepreneur and President of K2FinancingWebsiteFinance and strategy consultant whose passion is assisting the small business owner to improve both operational results and profitability.
FrankPANELIST FRANK IRIAS
Partner, Creative Director Daisho Creative StrategiesWebsiteHelps midsize businesses find what makes them unique and plan communication strategies to support growth objectives.
patsy
PANELIST PATSY RUBENSTEIN
Vice President and Branch Manager Bank UnitedWebsiteHas worked in retail and business banking for over 34 years.
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PANELIST ROCCO KRYNS
CEO and President of Don’t Miss Your FortuneWebsite
Teaches how to optimize and protect your wealth and manage a balanced life.
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PANELIST JULIO PITI
Vice President of Member-Investor Services – Beacon CouncilWebsite
Responsible for fundraising and member services for Miami-Dade County’s official economic development partnership.
South Florida Business Journal The Beacon Council Action Coach – Team Sage Admin eSolutions VZ – CPA Miami Growth Advisors