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 President of the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce.
Previously, Don enjoyed a successful entrepreneur career as owner, executive and employing yacht broker where he specialized in worldwide export and foreign currency purchases.
Don is a retired US Marine and served in numerous duty stations including command of four embassy security detachments in high tension areas in Africa and Europe along with combat deployment to Somalia. Don is also a military combat correspondent holding certifications as a print, broadcast and photo journalist. Reaching the highest enlisted rank of Master Gunnery Sergeant, Don served as the Public Affairs Chief of the Marine Corps where he managed an entire occupational field from the Pentagon.
Don graduated with honors in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
I am a Licensed REALTOR with Realty 320 who has lived in the Orlando area for over 40 years. Having designed and built two custom homes, I really enjoy working with buyers who are using local home builders on new construction homes. My specialtes include lakefront and investment properties. I am also Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Lake Nona Regional Chamber of Commerce and am a former board member of St. Cloud Chamber. Foundering and current member of The Influencers BNI, I strive to help grow local businesses through relationships and referrals. I have been married 33 years to Chuck Byrge, a Captain for Southwest Airlines; together we have two adult sons and 2 grandchildren. Call me for a no-pressure consultation.
Gary Salzman handles litigation, mediation and arbitration for business, real estate and employment disputes. (www.orlandolaw.net) He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar and is a "Master" and former president of the George C. Young American Inn of Court. Gary Salzman is also a certified circuit civil and appellate mediator and a qualified arbitrator. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association's employment, commercial, and financial arbitration and mediation panels. He serves as a mediator, arbitrator and private judge for business, employment and real estate disputes.
Wright, Paty Person,Director- Economic Development LNRCC
Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce Professional.
A proven transformational, results oriented, visionary & strategic leader.
Occupational companies: Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission Sr. Director-Headquarter Recruitment, Bio-Medical, Life Science & Techniology-for Central Florida Region & Osceola County; FMP&TV Commissioner; Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC)-Regional Director-Two FL Regions; Co-Founder & Director-Highlands County 'Council of 100'; Appointed Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Secretary for Orange & Osceola County, Fl ; CEO & President of Three Florida Chambers of Commerce. Professional Certification:
*Economic Development-IEDC * U.S.Chamber of Commerce-IOM
I am a husband, a father and an expert on Mortgage financing. My wife and I met at the University of NH and were married in 2000. We have one daughter who attends Lake Nona High. We moved to Lake Nona in July of 2016. We absolutely love the area, the weather and we are a big Disney family..
I have been originating loans since 2001. This is and has always been a full time job for me and I look at it as more than a job. I pride myself on always being available and getting to know my clients, not just treat them as transactions. I tell people I was fortunate to find what I was good at when I was young and years later I still love it. My NMLS number is 3799 and they do not recycle them.
I am the assistant Speech and debate coach for Lake Nona High, Amabassador for the Ronald McDonald House, Founder of Nona Community Partners (a networking group serving the community), and a Board member of the Lake Nona Chamber.
Your pets are more than friends; they are part of your family! My desire is to capture your pets in portrait wall art, to give you smiles and lasting memories of the special spaces our pets hold in our hearts.
Heart of the Image ~ from my heart hounds to the pets of your heart! I have been a lifelong pet owner - cats and dogs. Currently I share my home with Piper, an Irish Wolfhound and registered pet thereapy dog. I interact with your pets to make them comfortable, having fun, and thus, allowing me to capture their seriousness and their playfulness. I also do head shots for Humans, Event Photography, Business Marketing and Social Media stock images. Contact me to set up a consultation to discuss your photographic needs.
GuideWell Innovation Center Director of Operations. Provides the Operational leadership for all facilities, IT requirements and membership, event and venue support for the Innovation CoRE (Collaborative Resource Ecosystem) business services. A retired Naval Commander, held various leadership positions and was responsible for strategic planning for US Naval operations throughout career. In the business sector, as a Project Management Professional, led several IT projects during tenure with Florida Blue, and was responsible for starting a Mechanical Division of a successful Jacksonville based business.
Pam Moore is the CEO & Co-Founder of Marketing Nutz, an agile, social media, digital marketing and branding training and consulting company. She also hosts the popular Social Zoom Factor podcast and is the co-founder of the Social Media Profit Factor training program providing entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 brands information, tools and resources they need to zoom turbo in both life and business.
Pam is ranked by Forbes as a Top 5 Social Media Power Influencer, is an avid international keynote speaker and best-selling author. She helps startups to Fortune 10 brands grow their business leveraging the best of technology and marketing.
I am currently a junior at the University of Central Florida studying International Politics. Previously, I earned experience in anything ranging from US Congress election campaigns to pharmacy to managing a boutique. Although mid-Bachelor's Degree now, I hold an Associate in Arts degree from Valencia College.
17 years’ working at St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce as Business Development Manager where we grew the chamber from under 250 members to over 600 and helped plan many of today's successful events and programs. Previously held several senior positions with US Government as Systems Analyst and Welcome Coordinator for American Embassies overseas. I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Fitness, Recreation and Health from the University of Maryland.