Business Before Hours: Post-Election Interplay Between Washington and Florida

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Name: Business Before Hours: Post-Election Interplay Between Washington and Florida
Date: November 12, 2020
Time: 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM EST
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Join the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce for our Business Before Hours: Post-Election Interplay Between Washington and Florida on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the newly renovated Palm Beach Gardens Marriott. The topic of discussion will cover how the election results will affect how the State works with DC. 

Keynote Speaker:
Jeff Atwater
Ballard Partners
Partner / Chair, Financial Services Practice

As a former banking executive, legislative leader, and statewide elected official, Jeff Atwater had a direct and lasting impact on Florida’s financial, regulatory and business landscape.
After serving two years in the Florida State House, and eight in the State Senate (the final two as President), Jeff was twice elected statewide as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer and State Treasurer, a Cabinet level position which impacted all public policy.
Jeff brings this experience to Ballard Partners, chairing the firm’s Financial Services Industry Practice to help clients weather the constantly changing currents in the insurance, banking and securities industries.
As Florida’s CFO Jeff focused on creating a viable and attractive market in the Sunshine State for new capital investments throughout the insurance industry from windstorm, property, and auto, to workers compensation, health and life insurance.
Florida, with the fifth largest public pension investment portfolio in the country, is frequently recognized for outstanding management and investment returns. As Treasurer and Trustee of the Florida Retirement System, Jeff worked closely with the State Board of Administration on portfolio allocation policy and review of investment managers.
He also helped moved Florida from the bottom quartile into America’s top three states for fiscal transparency by implementing a new financial ERP system with new performance metrics for companies seeking to obtain state contracts and grants.
Prior to elected office, Jeff served as President and CEO of the Barnett Bank of Broward County and President of Bank of America of Broward County. Most recently he served as CFO and V.P. of Strategic Initiatives for Florida Atlantic University.
Jeff, a fifth generation Floridian, holds an undergraduate degree in Finance, and an MBA, from the University of Florida. Jeff and his wife Carole have four children and reside in Palm Beach County.

Masks are required to be worn at all time. Masks will not be provided. 
In person attendance at events carries with it the inherent risk of contracting the Covid-19 virus. The Chamber encourages the implementation of CDC guidelines but cannot ensure that infections will not occur. By attending the event you agree to assume all risks with regard the potential for contracting the Covid-19 virus, whether CDC guidelines are in effect at the event or not.
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Palm Beach Gardens Marriott 
4000 RCA Blvd 
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, November 12, 2020
7:15 - 9 AM
Contact Information:
Bianca Colon
Pre-registration available ONLY. No walk-ins will be allowed. Registration closes 11/11 at 2PM.
: $45
Non-Members: $55