Brent E. Lister, First Florida Credit Union

From the outset of his career, Brent Lister embraced a piece of advice from his mentor: the path to success is self-driven. This meant that personal growth should be based on performance, skill and contribution to the company, not merely on tenure. This guiding principle has been a cornerstone of Lister’s leadership philosophy, reflected in […]

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Chamber Urges Blueprint IA to Continue Commitment for Investment in Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, this correspondence is to underscore the critical importance of the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency’s (IA) commitment to the vision for investment in infrastructure and economic development projects within our community given the most recent Blueprint IA meetings and discussions of projects. For […]

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Inaugural North Florida Worlds of Work Completed with Great Success

The inaugural North Florida Worlds of Work (WOW) welcomed over 2,000 high school students to the campuses of Tallahassee Community College and Lively Technical College last Thursday and Friday. By all accounts, the event was a huge success! Over 100 employers (bringing at least 300 employees with them) engaged with students through a variety of […]

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Ep. 137 – Unveiling Littles to Leaders with Brooke Brunner, Director of Early Childhood Programs, Leon County Schools

Did you know that 90% of brain development happens from ages 0 to 5? This means a child’s brain is almost fully developed before they enter kindergarten. In Tallahassee, our kindergarten readiness rate is at an alarming 49%. This means over half of our children who are entering kindergarten are not adequately prepared to adapt […]

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Ribbon Cutting: Riley Elementary School Food Pantry

Riley Elementary Permanent Food Pantry1400 Indiana St.Tallahassee, FL 32304 Congratulations to Riley Elementary School for the opening of their Food Pantry! We cannot wait to see the lives changed by this outstanding resource. The mission of the School Pantry Program is to help solve child hunger by providing nutritious food to children and their families […]

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How To Build A Great Custom Training On A Tight Budget

During the past 30 years, a lot of corporate training has garnered a bad reputation. Some in the training field say the culprit is over-reliance on PowerPoint or Keynote. Others bemoan expediency brought on by tighter budgets, or instructional designers whose sole qualifications are on-the-job experience. The truth is that training mode, training budget, and […]

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Ep. 136 – Busting Myths about Financial Planning and Finding Your ”Why” Behind Your ”What”, William Green & Robbie Kinney, MillCreek Financial Consultants

According to Forbes in 2022, only 23% of Americans had a written financial plan, while 37% had done no financial planning at all. It is a common misconception that you need to have a lot of money or be a business owner to seek out financial planning services and this could not be further from […]

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Corrie Melton, Vice President of Membership and Talent Development Named Florida’s Workforce Partner of the Year

This morning, Corrie Melton, Vice President of Membership and Talent Development at the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce was recognized as the Florida’s Workforce Partner of the Year by the Florida Workforce Development Association.  This award announcement was made at the 2023 Workforce Professional Development Summit in Orlando, Florida where hundreds of Workforce Development leaders and partners […]

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