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Keynote Speaker
Firoz Lalji
Chairman, Co-Founder, President and CEO

Marlyn Paris-Lawson
President & Founder
CRAMS Consulting
Robert Jordan
President and CEO
RLJ Enterprises/Genesis VII
Chris Pillay
Meridian Technologies
Nick Jean-Baptiste
The HiGro Group
Manny Garcia-Tuñon
President & CEO
Dr. Frederick W. McKinney, Ph.D.
Managing Director of Minority Business Programs
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Susana Robledo
Founder & CEO
Cube Care Company
Brad Singh
V.P. Sourcing & Procurement
Universal Parks & Resort
Gabriela Guzman
Founder & Director
Jupiter Circle
Abdul Basit
Patent Attorney
The Law Firm of A.Q. Basit
Rob Vazquez
Clarium Managed Services
Jack Greene
Director Procurement
Auto Nation
Leonard Spencer
Senior Manager. Supplier Diversity
The Walt Disney Company
Judy Schmelzer
AVP, Business Services & Resource Management
Broward College
Colleen Robbs
Supplier Diversity & Outreach Coordinator
Broward County Public Schools
Beverly Kuykendall
President of Government Business
American Medical Depot
Jason Albu
Albu & Associates
Jean-Robert Baguidy
Senior Business Development Specialist
Minority Business Development Agency
Joseph Bell
International Trade & Development
Enterprise Florida
Graciela Beltran-Uddin
Chuck Na
Interagency Policy Specialist
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Anthony J. McGoron, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Florida International University
Eric Herbst
National Executive Service Corps of South Florida
Dr. Zhe Cheng
Assistant Professor
Florida International University
Joaquin Fardales
Corporate Director of Construction Management
Baptist Health South Florida
Terry Watson
State DBE Program Coordinator
Florida Department of Transportation
Hap Patterson
Senior Director of Engineering Corporate Fellow
Johnson Control
Gustavo Grande
Program Manager
The Idea Center at Miami Dade College
Julia K. Searles
Business Development Specialist Minority & Women Owned Business Group
Export-Import Bank of the U.S.
Rosa Constanzo
VP or Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Management and Chief Procurement Officer
Jackson Health System
Juan Segarra
Foresight Construction Group
Ralph Stringer
Neostar Sports & Entertainment
Pablo Pino
South Florida Market President
TD Bank
Joshua R. Stutzman
Assistant District Director, 8(a) Business Development Division

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