The CEO Forum 12-12-18

The CEO Forum: Central Florida

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Winter Park, FL

Featured Presenter:
David J. Duda
President and Chief Executive Officer
A. Duda and Sons, Inc.


A CEO Event for Second-Stage Entrepreneurs

The Rollins College Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship, GrowFL, CEO Nexus and University of Central Florida cordially invite you to The CEO Forum, a program series that brings together leaders of established growth-stage businesses in a confidential setting to meet and learn from CEO peers who have grown in their companies into more advanced stages of business development.

David J. Duda
President and Chief Executive Officer
A. Duda and Sons, Inc.
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Featured Presenter

David J. Duda was appointed President of A. Duda & Sons, Inc. in September 2009 and Chief Executive Officer in September 2010.  He joined the company in 1987 as a Business & Systems Analyst and went on to hold a variety of positions in Finance & Accounting before being named Chief Financial Officer of the corporation in 2001.  Prior to being appointed President, he most recently served as Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer.  Mr. Duda holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Resource Economics, both from the University of Florida.  A native of Oviedo, Florida, Mr. Duda is a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, where he served as Congregational Vice President (2000-2002), and President (2002-2004).  Mr. Duda has been an active member of the Florida Council of 100 since 2011, and a member of the board of directors of the Citizens Bank of Florida since 2013. Mr. Duda has also served as the chair of the Board of Trustees of the Oviedo Medical Center, an HCA hospital, since 2016. From 2007-2010, Mr. Duda chaired the External Advisory Committee for the Food & Resource Economics Department of the University of Florida’s College of Agriculture & Life Sciences.  In addition, from 1991-2000 Mr. Duda served on the Board of Supervisors of the Viera East Community Development District, a special-purpose unit of local government in Brevard County.  David and his wife, Carolyn, reside in Winter Springs, FL and have three children.  His interests include hunting and fishing, traveling, hiking, and gardening.


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Special – Pre-CEO Forum Event

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Rollins College – Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship
Crummer Hall, Room 107
Winter Park, FL

Featured Presenters:
Kelly Hill and Mark Acevedo, Outsourced VPs of Sales with Sales Xceleration

What You Need To Know To Unlock Breakthrough Sales in 2019

Learn how to optimize your sales organization to position your company for top line growth in 2019 and beyond. We will share the fundamental building blocks that enable top line growth and will give you a new perspective for how to think about managing your sales team for peak performance.

Presented by Kelly Hill and Mark Acevedo, Outsourced VPs of Sales with Sales Xceleration. Many businesses reach a point where they need to do something differently to grow their sales. Sales Xceleration provides business owners with an experienced Sales Leader to drive sales growth when you need it most. As your local Advisors, we help you build a sales engine and create record-breaking growth for your business. We draw from years of successful sales leadership experience and a use proven toolkit of processes to achieve results. For more information, please visit


3:30 – 3:45         Introductions
3:45 – 4:10         Sales Infrastructure – What it is and Why It’s Important
4:10 – 4:30         Sales Management Best Practices
4:30 – 4:45         Sales Compensation Plans That Drive Results
4:45 – 5:00         Summary and Wrap Up
5:00 – 5:30        Networking

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