Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce 2017 East Pasco Economic Development Summit

The Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce 2017 East Pasco Economic Development Summit was held at Pasco Hernando State College, 2727 Mansfield Blvd, Wesley Chapel.

This year’s Economic Development Summit featured panel discussions with key industry stakeholder focusing on the economic impact and opportunities that lie within the major industry sectors– Healthcare, Education, Tourism & Hospitality and overall business development.

The Buffet Lunch Program Featured Keynote Speaker Dr. Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation.

The Morning Panel included:

Panel Moderator by Commissioner, Mike Moore, Pasco County Board of County Commissioners

JD Porter, Developer, Wiregrass Ranch | Kartik Goyani, Metro Development Group | Viggo Nielson, Mettler Toledo | Larry Morgan, Morgan Auto Group/Morgan Family Ventures

 The Afternoon Panel included:

Panel Moderator by Commissioner, Mike Moore, Pasco County Board of County Commissioners

Andy Corty, Publisher, Florida Trend Magazine | Dan Biles, Pasco County | Bill Cronin, Pasco EDC | Dr. Stanley M. Giannet Pasco-Hernando State College

About PHSC-Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch:

The Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch may become PHSC’s busiest campus based on the population boom in central Pasco County. The fifth, full-service PHSC campus combines the latest high-tech trends in higher education with a traditional focus on teaching and learning. Located adjacent to Wiregrass Ranch High School in Wesley Chapel, the campus is ideally located to offer convenient and accessible higher education to area residents.

The campus offers business and healthcare programs to train workers for jobs in lucrative medical and technology fields while strengthening PHSC’s collaboration with local business and industry. General education classes prepare students for a variety of career and university transfer opportunities.

The campus is home to the Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Nursing Laboratory, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Student Meeting Room, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Terrace, College Store, Conference Center, Human Simulation Lab, Information Technology and Science Labs, Library, Pharmacy Simulation Lab, Student Lounge, Surgery Simulation Lab and Academic Success Center.

Whatever the goals of area students, the Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch, strives to provide opportunities based on the needs and interests of our residents. To learn more, visit: https://phsc.edu/

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