Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Manatee Chamber and Sarasota County EDCs with CEO Nexus and GrowFL to co-host CEO Nexus Forum June 7 at Hoveround Corp. in Sarasota, FL

 SARASOTA, FL --- The Economic Development Council of the Manatee County Chamber of Commerce and The EDC of Sarasota County in conjunction with CEO Nexus and GrowFL will co-host a CEO Nexus Forum Tuesday, June 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hoveround Corporation, 2151 Whitfield Industrial Way in Sarasota.

Steve Quello (top right photo), president of CEO Nexus– a firm that works with public and private organizations to serve growing businesses – said Hoveround Corporation Chief Executive Officer Tom Kruse (lower left photo) will be the featured speaker for the program.

Kruse, who began his career 30 years ago, today heads the largest direct-to-consumer manufacturer of maneuverable and compact power chairs in the U.S.    He will tell the unique story of how he built a thriving company based on a need he identified.

The CEO Forum is open to business owners and CEOs who are leaders of established second-stage businesses, Quello said.  Admission is free. 

The program will begin with networking opportunities from at 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Kruse will take the stage from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a presentation and Q&A, followed by a post-forum networking session until 7:30 p.m.

For more information, to qualify and RSVP contact Joan McGill 941-309-1200 ext. 107 or Jmcgill@edcsarasotacounty.com  by June 2.

For more information,contact:  
Steve Quello, President/Principal, CEO Nexus 407-590-6101, squello@ceonexus.com
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications 407-644-4142, lvershelco@aol.com

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