Compensation and Labor (Ad Hoc)
|January 13, 2017||10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Agenda||FAIRWINDS Alumni Center|
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John Sprouls Chair
Mr. Sprouls is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Universal Parks & Resorts, the division of NBC Universal responsible for all theme park, resort and development activities. He oversees Human Resources, Legal, Business Affairs, Risk Management, EHS, Corporate Communications and External Affairs for the Group.
Mr. Sprouls previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Universal Orlando Resort and President/CEO of Universal Holdings I and II, the entities that own and control Universal Orlando, from 2006 to 2011.
Mr. Sprouls joined Universal Orlando in 1996 as Vice President of Human Resources, after having spent 15 years in various senior level roles for The Seagram Company, Ltd. He was appointed Senior Vice President – Administration for Universal Orlando in 1997. Beginning in 1999, he then served as Executive Vice President – Human Resources for the Universal Parks & Resorts Group, and from 2004 to 2011, served as Executive Vice President – HR, Legal and Business Affairs for the Group. In addition, he spent several years as an attorney in private practice in New York and New Jersey.
Mr. Sprouls is a member of the U.S. Commerce Department’s Tourism and Travel Advisory Board, U.S. Travel Association’s Board of Directors and the U.S. Travel Association CEO Roundtable. Mr. Sprouls is President of the Universal Orlando Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Central Florida, as well as a board member of the University of Central Florida Foundation.
Mr. Sprouls holds both a BA (History) and a J.D. from Seton Hall University. He resides in Windermere, Florida with his wife and three children.
David Walsh Vice Chair
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. | 400 Colonial Center Pkwy Ste 400, Lake Mary FL 32746, USA | Tel 407.688.6100 | Fax 407.688.6480 | www.MHPowerSystems.com
David M. Walsh
President & CEO
Tel: (407) 688-6801
Fax: (407) 688-6995
Dave Walsh was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. on April 1, 2014. Mr. Walsh has responsibility for all aspects of the business in the Western Hemisphere. Mr. Walsh is a corporate officer of MHPSA’s parent company, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd., in Japan.
Prior to his appointment as President & CEO, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Projects and Services. Mr. Walsh joined the company in 2001, and initially established the service and manufacturing business for Mitsubishi in the Western Hemisphere.
Previously, Mr. Walsh had been a senior executive at Westinghouse in both power generation and industrial service roles responsible for global plant based service activities, and later responsible for their power joint ventures in China.
Mr. Walsh received his BS Commerce degree from the University of Virginia and did Graduate Study, Finance at Northwestern University.
Mr. Walsh is a Board Member of Enterprise Florida, and has previously been a Board Member of the Seminole County Foundation for Public Education, and on the Seminole State College of Florida Foundation Board. Governor Rick Scott recently appointed Mr. Walsh to serve on the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees with a term ending January 6, 2021.
Marcos R. Marchena Ex Officio
MARCOS R. MARCHENA is the senior partner of Marchena and Graham, P.A. an Orlando business and government law firm, and serves as general counsel to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Currently Marcos serves on the Board of Trustees and also as an officer on the UCF Foundation Board. Marcos has served as Chairman of the Florida Transportation Commission, which provided oversight to the Florida Department of Transportation. He has also been Chairman of the Federal Middle District Court Nominating Committee, Chairman of the Valencia Community College Board of Trustees, the Orange County Planning and Zoning Commission and the City of Orlando Nominating Board. This year he was selected one of the 50 most powerful people in Orlando, Florida by Orlando Magazine. His prior recognitions include being selected as one of the Orlando Business Journal top 40 community leaders under 40. He has been recognized as one of the 10 top businessmen in Central Florida, and was also previously named to the Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine. Marcos was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1971 and has lived in Orlando since that year. Marcos received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Central Florida and graduated cum laude from Stetson University College of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. He has been a member of the Bar of the State of Florida since 1985 and is also a member of the United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida. Marcos and his wife Nancy have three daughters.
Clarence H. Brown III, MD
Clarence H. (Buck) Brown III, M.D. served as President and CEO of MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando from 1997 to 2012. He was the founding medical director of MD Anderson – Orlando which became the first affiliate of the renowned cancer center in Houston in 1991. In 2012, Dr. Brown joined the Orlando Health Foundation as Vice President of Development for Oncology. He also has the title of President Emeritus of MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando.
Dr. Brown was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and grew up in Orlando, then attended Emory University in Atlanta where he graduated with a BA degree in chemistry in 1962 and an MD, summa cum laude, in 1966. Dr. Brown trained in internal medicine and hematology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and in medical oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Following the completion of his training, he became a member of the faculty of the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was a Howard Hughes Research Fellow.
In 1975, Dr. Brown returned to Central Florida to practice hematology and medical oncology. He has served as medical director of the Hemophilia Association of Orlando and the Hospice of Central Florida. In 1988, Dr. Brown served as President of the Orange County Medical Society. He has served on numerous boards in Orlando and is past-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Orlando Health Foundation. He has served on the Florida Division Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society and as a delegate to the National Assembly of the ACS. From 2001 through 2003, Dr. Brown was chairman of the Cancer Research and Advisory Council for the state of Florida, appointed by then-governor Jeb Bush. He was named one of the “Best Doctors in America” from 1996 to 2011 and in 1998 was named one of the 25 most influential leaders in health care in Central Florida. He has been identified by Orlando Magazine as one of the “Best Doctors in Orlando” and by Orlando Business Journal as a “Who’s Who in Health Care.” In 2002, he was inducted into the William R. Boone High School (Orlando) Athletic Hall of Fame.
Dr. Brown currently is a Professor of Medicine within the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
In July 2013 he was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees.
Ray Gilley, joined the Solodev team as Chief Executive Officer in March of 2013. Solodev is a leading provider of content management software that enables organizations to easily manage their online presence. Solodev’s enterprise level CMS platform is used to build smart phone applications, interactive websites, social media applications applications and other online portals designed to reach the fast-growing ecosystem of screens and devices. Ray works with his Solodev team to provide secure and scalable online solutions for its clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, government and enterprise corporations. Solodev software empowers an organization to seamlessly manage its mobile, Web, social and e-commerce content in one place and operates in the cloud or on premise to deliver powerful digital experiences.
Prior to joining Solodev, Ray was executive council director for two years at TWsquared, one of the state’s premiere marketing, branding, creative, and strategy firms based in Orlando as Executive Council Director. As executive council to the firm’s many clients, he and council members guided companies on strategic business decisions designed to grow revenue and expand market share.
Ray served as president of the Metro Orlando EDC for nearly 10 years. He led a team of talented professionals in the operations of the over $5 million regional organization that produced 41,300 announced jobs and $2.69 billion in capital investment. The 35 member team focused on high-wage primary job creation and economic diversification, and consistently lured leading-edge industries to Central Florida, including the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, and assisted in the retention and expansion of major employers such as Lockheed Martin, Darden Restaurants, EA Sports, and JetBlue.
Ray spent fifteen years in operations management and professional roles with Progress Energy including serving as its volunteer corporate PAC chair, and five years in economic research and national business development with the Florida Department of Commerce. Ray served as volunteer chair of Workforce Central Florida and later was appointed by Florida Governor Jeb Bush as chair of Workforce Florida, where he led the development of the state’s workforce policy, programs, and services. Other gubernatorial and legislative appointments include Lake-Sumter Community College Board of Trustees and the Governor’s Commission on the Future of Space & Aeronautics in Florida.
Ray currently serves on the board of the International Economic Development Council, UCF Board of Trustees, and Florida TaxWatch. He serves on the advisory board of BBVA Compass Central Market. His prior service includes Hispanic Business Initiative Fund, Enterprise Florida, and WMFE, myregion.org, Orlando Health, Seminole Chamber, and Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber boards. He is past chair of the Florida Economic Development Council, where he received the Professional of the Year Award in 2009; and he founded and chaired the Florida Economic Developers’ Political Action Committee and is a 2011 graduate of Leadership Florida’s Class XXIX.