June Board Meeting: A Full Agenda

June Board Meeting: A Full Agenda

Jordan Jiloty, Team Volusia Chair, presided over the June 4th Board meeting which featured an abundance of updates and information. The meeting was held at LPGA International and it was the first “in-person only” Board meeting since March 2020. While the business meeting had a full agenda, it was very well attended and camaraderie was in the air. In brief:

  • TVEDC Treasurer John Olivari introduced CPA ­­­­Dominic Morgese, who reported on another clean audit for the organization
  • United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties (Courtney Edgcomb), Rush Marine (Tony Landry) and Rush Construction (William Chivers), ECS Florida (Joe Champion, PE), and Deric Feacher (new City manager of the City of Daytona Beach) were welcomed as new investors and/or newly assigned designees
  • An update was offered on the ever-flowing TVEDC pipeline of more than 50 prospects
  • Announcement that the Enterprise Florida Board would meet in Daytona Beach for the first time ever, welcoming Florida’s economic development leaders to Volusia County
  • An update on the Florida Trend Special Section featuring the Greater Daytona Region and Volusia County
  • Copies of the quality-of-life 2021 edition of Livability Magazine featuring the Greater Daytona Region/Volusia County were distributed
  • Brian Rademacher, Director of Economic Development for the City of Ormond Beach gave a report on behalf of the TVEDC’s Economic Development Practitioners Council
  • Shailesh Patel, who chairs TVEDC’s Investor Development & Relations Committee, spoke of the comprehensive survey being conducted and the recent success of the east and west Volusia investor recruitment events
  • Volusia County Manager George Recktenwald presented an update on Volusia County’s Affordable Housing Initiative, the series of webinars, a summit and action plan to be completed this year
  • And keynote speaker Nicholas Abrahams, Vice President, Corporate Engagement for the Orlando Economic Development Partnership offered compelling insights and statistical data on his organization’s commitment to advancing broad-based prosperity through several strategic initiatives

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