Aug 20, 2020
Episode 2 of a 3 part series
In this time of uncertainty, it has never been more important to showcase the strength and overall resilience of the local community and economy.
This event consisted of a brief introduction by Capital Analytics’ CEO Abby Melone and was followed by three robust panel discussions. The panels addressed the current economic climate as well as prevailing themes currently dominating the Tampa Bay region’s economy: finance and banking in the time of a pandemic, adaptation and transformation for the legal sector, and innovation within the business community stemming from the current crisis. Gregory Kadet of UBS Global Wealth Management U.S., Terry Igo of the Tampa Bay Trust Company, Scott Perry of AmeriLife Group and Travis Jennings of Finance Cape participated in the panel, “Making the right financial choices amid economic uncertainty.” Rita Lowman of Pilot Bank moderated. The second panel, “Adaptation for legal professionals in the wake of the pandemic,” featured Marie Tomassi of Trenam Law, William Schifino of Gunster Law and Alan Higbee of Shutts and Bowen. The moderator was Kevin Johnson of Johnson Jackson. The final panel, “Crisis breeds innovation: What this means for the business community,” consisted of John Couris of Tampa General Hospital, Michael Schultz of AdventHealth, Santiago Corrada of Visit Tampa Bay and Douglas Wright of Holland and Knight. The moderator for this panel was Christopher Bowen of RD Management. Hundreds of high-level guests and officials from Tampa Bay’s key industries and economic institutions tuned into the event via Zoom Webinar.