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March 23, 2017

Community Portrait

Ocala & Marion County

More than just gathering data, we're trying to capture elements that make each community distinctive.

Must-Know Contacts

» Ted Adams, executive vice president, Moss Construction

» Jaye Baillie, president/CEO, Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce

» Martha Barnwell, vice president, North Coastal Region, Progress Energy Florida

» Mary Britt, executive director, Ocala Civic Theatre

» Doug Cone Jr., president/CEO, Cone Distributing

Larry Cretul
Cretul

» Larry Cretul, Ocala Realtor and outgoing House Speaker

» Ken Daley, president/ COO, Bernie Little Distributing, and 2009-10 chair of the Young Presidents’ Organization’s Florida chapter.

Charles Dassance
Dassance
Dr. Manal Fakhoury
Fakhoury
» Charles “Chick” Dassance, president, College of Central Florida

» Rex Etheredge, president/CEO, Ocala Regional Medical Center

» Dr. Manal Fakhoury, pharmacist, Ocala Regional Medical Center

» Richard “Dick” Hancock, executive vice president, Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association

» First Avenue National Bank President and CEO John Hunt, this year’s chamber president

» Nancy Ledding, executive director, Marion Cultural Alliance

» Brian O’Connor, head of Ocala operations for Lockheed Martin

» Mary Ellen Poe, Hospice of Marion County

» Mike O’Farrell, owner, Ocala Stud, one of the county’s original horse farms

» Steve Purves, president/CEO, Munroe Regional Medical Center

Nancy Ledding
Ledding

» Carole Savage, executive director, Public Education Foundation of Marion County

» Jim Schneider, CEO/president, food manufacturer Signature Brands

» Karen Reed, director, AT&T Mobility in Ocala and civic leader

» Ann Sternal, executive director, Marion County Convention & Visitors Bureau

» Pete Tesch, president/CEO, Ocala/Marion County Economic Development Corp.


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