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Economic Development and Innovation Committee

Meets 4th Mondays, 11:30 a.m. Responsible for promoting economic development for the Lake Nona Region, and maintaining and promoting relations between the Chamber and governmental agencies and officials who have direct or indirect jurisdiction over the Lake Nona Region.
Omar Hickman
Director Economic Development Lake Nona Social
Wellesley A Broomfield
Smashburger - Two Spurs, LLC , Member
The company Two Spurs LLC, a Florida based company, entered into an agreement with Smashburger Franchising LLC in September of 2013. This agreement...
Evelyn Cardenas
Central Florida Auto Dealers Association, Inc., President
The Central Florida Auto Dealers Association, Inc. (CFADA) serves the needs of new franchised car dealers. Our annual consumer-facing event is the ...
Diana Castellanos
Bella Ella Cakes, Owner
My name is Diana Castellanos and I am your baker and dessert table decorator at Bella Ella Cakes. Most people usually have a vision of what they wo...
William Conwell
Azorx, LLC., Managing Partner
Hello - Bill Conwell here. I've been a member of Lake Nona Chamber since 2019 as a part of the Executive Team for the Orlando Storm, Florida's ONLY...
Rashad Davis
Dumpster Medic LLC, Owner
Hello, my name is Rashad Davis, I am a Firefighter Paramedic. I first started in the transportation industry driving semi-tractor trailer trucks. L...
Sandra Escobar
Synovus, Lead Relationship Banker
Dhalyn Fromme
FloState Auto Diesel Repair, Co-Owner
Dhalyn is responsible for Business Development, Marketing and Event Planning. 
Michael Grace
Michael Grace, PA - EXP Realty, Realtor
Michael Grace is a Licensed Realtor® in the state of Florida, and a graduate with a BA in Economics from San Diego State University. He is also a l...
Aida Haile
Thrive Services, LLC, Business and Talent Development Consultant
Aida believes in our world’s limitless capacity for prosperity, and as a Business and Talent Development Consultant, she is living her purpose: wor...
Jeffrey Kahler
Berlin & Denys Insurance, Insurance and Benefits Advisor
We are in the business of helping people. We help businesses and families save money, reduce and protect against risk and preserve and grow assets ...
Tom Keen
Tom is an aerospace business development manager with Collins Aerospace and decorated Navy veteran.  He has been married to Laura Keen for over 3...
Don Long
Lake Nona Regional Chamber of Commerce, CEO/President
Don Long has served as CEO/President of the Lake Nona Regional Chamber of Commerce since December of 2017. He is also a former Chairman and interim...
Sherry Magee
KPMG Lakehouse, Senior Director, Community Relations
          Sherry Magee serves as the Senior Director of Community Relations for the KPMG Lakehouse, the firm's national learning, development and i...
Diane Nisbett
Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute
Sanjay Parekh
Amson Consulting, Founder
Sanjay Parekh has over 30 years of successful Business leadership, Strategic planning, Sales & Marketing, Team building & Global Manufacturing expe...
Rosa Ruiz-Bunker
TD Bank, Vice President, Store Manager
Rosa Ruiz-Bunker is a Manager and Vice President at TD Bank.  She develops and manages an account portfolio including: deposits, loans, fees and ex...
Gary Salzman
Garganese, Weiss, D'Agresta & Salzman, P.A., Shareholder/Attorney, Mediator, Arbitrator
Gary Salzman handles litigation, mediation and arbitration for business, real estate and employment disputes.  (www.orlandolaw.net)  He is Board ...
Christian Seckinger
Seckinger, Christian, Attorney/Pilot
Emre Selimata
Centennial Bank, Sr. Commercial Loan Officer
Dianne Southwell
The Corporate Brand, Founder
The Corporate Brand! is a corporate gift company that partners with you to make a great first impression by offering corporate gifts · promotional ...
Ilia Torres
Orange County Government, Special Assistant to Mayor Demings
Nicole Vogt
Stella Frances Creative, Owner
For nearly a decade, I have been strategizing and designing for creative projects and have worked at some of New York’s top firms in the industry...
Cynthia Washington
WCI of Florida, LLC, President
Creating, Advocating and Managing Diversity in Contracting for FloridaFor over 24 years, Cynthia D. Washington, our President and has grown far bey...
Shelley Watson
Watson, Shelley
David Worth
Worth Real Estate Company, Licensed Real Estate Broker
I am a home grown Floridian living the dream! Born and raised in the Sunshine State, I know what you want, when you want it and how. My number one ...
Kenneth Zepeda
Seacoast Bank, Senior Lending Specialist
Over 13 years of Banking experience. My goal is your overall Financial well-being. I look forward to becoming more than just an advisor but your re...
Robin Wright
Wright, Robin
Jessica Pinto
Jessica's Frituras Catering, LLC, Owner
hello, my name is jessica born and raised from brooklyn,ny. I moved to orlanndo 2 years ago to make my dreams come true. i love to cook and love to...
Emily Guglielmo
SupportingWater.Org - Emily Alexandra, Corp., Owner
I am known as The American Mermaid. I am the founder of Emily Alexandra Cosmetics and founder of SupportingWater.org. Our headquarters are off of T...
Ted Bogert
VIP Mortgage Group, VP of Community Relationships
For over 25+ years, Ted has been assisting professionals, business owners and families find efficient ways to utilize their resources and protect t...
Joseph Hernandez
Northwestern Mutual, Financial Advisor
My greatest passion is to encourage individuals to open their hearts and minds to their potential and help them achieve it. I help my clients by ...
Rob O’Brien
Consult Construct, Owner/VP of Business Development
As a contract consultant, I am currently serving as the VP of Business Development & Sr. Estimator for Jensen Interiors, Inc. In this capacity, I a...
JP Palinkas
JP Capital Realty, Broker
Meet JP WELCOME TO J.P. WORLD OF REAL ESTATE Among the biggest financial decisions that people must make over the course of their lives is that of...