Jim Minessale, Audit/Assurance Partner, Deloitte Services LP

Jim Minessale, Audit/Assurance Partner, Deloitte Services LP

JIM MINESSALE Audit/Assurance Partner, Deloitte Services LP Florida Venture Forum Roles Include: Board Member since 2018 Jim Minessale is an audit and assurance partner with Deloitte and leads the Emerging Growth Company Practice for the state of Florida. Jim works with top venture-capital and private equity-backed companies as they grow from early stage through to […]

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Kevin Burgoyne, President & CEO, Florida Venture Forum

Kevin Burgoyne, President & CEO, Florida Venture Forum

KEVIN BURGOYNE President & CEO, Florida Venture Forum Florida Venture Forum Roles Include: Board Member since 2012 Kevin Burgoyne serves as president of the Florida Venture Forum, the state’s premier organization connecting Florida growth companies with sources of capital. In addition to his work with the Forum he serves as a board or advisory board […]

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Jon Cole, Of Counsel, Lock Lord

Jon Cole, Of Counsel, Lock Lord

JON COLE Director Emeritus Of Counsel, Lock Lord Florida Venture Forum Roles Include: Board Member since 2010 Jon Cole has over 40 years of experience with venture capital, leveraged acquisitions, and emerging technology companies, particularly in software, information technology, telecom, biotech and life sciences and clean technology. He is a frequent lecturer at U.S. and […]

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Steven F. Lux, Managing Director, Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners

Steven F. Lux, Managing Director, Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners

STEVEN F. LUX Director Emeritus Managing Director, Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners Florida Venture Forum Roles Include: Board Member since 2001 2002 Vice Chair 2003 Chair 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Selection Chair 2011 Conference Co-Chair 2013 Vice Chair Mr. Lux is responsible for the overall operations of Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners, including sourcing, underwriting and executing […]

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Carl Roston, Partner /  Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, Akerman LLP

Carl Roston, Partner /  Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, Akerman LLP

CARL ROSTON Director Emeritus Partner /  Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, Akerman LLP Florida Venture Forum Roles Include: Founding Board Member Carl Roston is co-chair of Akerman’s M&A and Private Equity Practice. He represents private equity funds, public and private companies, and large family offices in connection with structuring and negotiating complex […]

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Pat Schneider, Vice President, Florida Venture Forum

Pat Schneider, Vice President, Florida Venture Forum

PAT SCHNEIDER, CMP, CMM Vice President, Florida Venture Forum/Venture Education Foundation Florida Venture Forum Roles Include:  Board Member Since 2010 Vice President – Florida Venture Forum, Inc. Tampa, FL (2012-Present) Managing Director – Florida Venture Forum, Inc. Tampa, FL (2005-2012) Pat Schneider serves as the Vice President of the Florida Venture Forum and the Venture […]

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