The JAX Current Podcast

Episode 9: Workforce Talent

Posted on February 9, 2018

John Delaney, president of the University of North Florida and former mayor of Jacksonville, discusses the growing talent base of skilled workers in Northeast Florida.…Read More

Episode 7: Public-Private Partnership

Posted on October 30, 2017

Terry Hadaway from Georgia-Pacific and Brian Bergen from Putnam County Chamber of Commerce sit down with us to discuss a recent company expansion announcement and how they are working together for the future workforce of Putnam County.

Episode 6: A Site Consultant’s Perspective

Posted on July 19, 2017

This month’s episode features Minah Hall, managing director of True Partners. Listen as she talks about the role of incentives in the economic landscape, how to stand out in the global marketplace through community partnerships, and factors attracting the millennial generation.

Episode 5: Talent Development

Posted on June 14, 2017

Tim Cost, president of Jacksonville University, joins us to talk about the university’s impact on the Jacksonville community, its continued role in economic development, and his passion for developing the next generation of talent.

Episode 4: The PLAYERS Championship

Posted on May 16, 2017

Jared Rice, executive director of THE PLAYERS, joins us to discuss the golf tournament’s impact on the local economy and the global light it shines on Northeast Florida. They also examine some of the challenges of putting on the greatest fan experience in golf at the PGA Tour’s unofficial “fifth Major.”

Episode 3: Development in JAX

Posted on March 15, 2017

We sit down with Terry Durand-Stuebben, Vice President of Business Development at Auld & White, a construction firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. In this month’s episode they discuss business development and construction trends in Northeast Florida, as well as Terry’s vision for Downtown Jacksonville as the new Chair of the Downtown Vision Board of Directors.

Episode 2: The Future STEM

Posted on February 14, 2017

Our hosts Broderick Green and Tina Wirth speak with Gary Chartrand and Mark McCombs about STEM2 education, FIRST Robotics, and building the workforce of the future in Northeast Florida.