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Congratulations to the 2015 Public Leadership Institute Graduates

Congratulations to the 2015 Public Leadership Institute Graduates

The Gainesville Area Chamber is pleased to announce the graduation of the class members of the 2015 Public Leadership Institute Class 3.

The graduates are:

  • Scott Arvin, Matchmaker Realty
  • Frank Avery, CareerSource North Central Florida
  • Jason Gonos, Power Production Management
  • Summer Griggs, Adams & Griggs, P.A.
  • Ron Lieberman, Immediate Past President, Florida Home Builders Association
  • Ryan Loftus, Exactech
  • Chanda McCann, University of Florida
  • Trisha Roy, United Country Smith & Associates
  • Julie Waldman, Agency for Persons with Disabilities (Tacachale Center)


The Public Leadership Institute is a nonpartisan initiative of the Business Community Coalition–made up of the Gainesville Area Chamber, the Builders Association of North Central Florida and the Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors–which provides future leaders the opportunity to learn about serving in a public leadership role, from campaigning to sitting in the seat. Attendees have no commitment to run for office.

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