• THE HOT SEAT

     

    PRESENTED BY

    The Story

    Hear from Central Florida’s top entrepreneurs as they take on the hot seat and tell their story about building a successful business. We’ll provide the lunch, you provide (some of) the questions.

    What’s In It For You?

    Typically, advice from the leaders of multi-million dollar companies would not come cheap, but now you have the opportunity to glean valuable knowledge and lessons for the price of a sandwich. Featured entrepreneurs will be “grilled” about their story on growing a company, developing their brand and sales, growing a culture, staffing well, money matters and how they adapted along their journey to success.

    For more information, contact Amie Morgan at amorgan@winterpark.org.

    2019 Series Dates - TBA

    All programs will be held at the Winter Park Welcome Center from 11:30 am-1:00 pm.

    Hot Seat Alumni:

    • Anna & Nathan Bond, Owners, Rifle Paper Co.
    • Jon & Betsy Hughes, Co-Owners, Track Shack
    • Gregg Pollack, Founder, Code School, Envy Labs & Starter Studio
    • John Rivers, Founder, Owner & Head Chef, 4 Rivers Smokehouse
    • Ben Hewitt, Co-Founder/CEO, Corkcicle
    • Ted Murphy, Founder, CEO & Chairman, IZEA, Inc.
    • John Arie, Sr. & John Arie, Jr., Owner & CEO, Fun Spot America Theme Parks
    • Paul Twyford, Co-Founder, Winter Park Distilling Company
    • Eddie Trujillo, VP of Opperation, uBreakiFix
    • Malia Dreyer, CEO, Lettermade
    • Clyde Moore, Social Media Influencer/Creator, I LUV Winter Park