Sarasota County Connect

Business Networking & Panel Discussion

Thursday, April 11

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Come connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and small business owners in Sarasota, Venice, Englewood and North Port. Hear and interact with a panel discussion of four business leaders to learn industry insights, tried-and-true strategies, and lessons from success.

Thursday, April 11

5:30 - 6:15 p.m.

6:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Tra Williams Opening Remarks

6:45 - 8:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion

Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Learn from industry leaders and participate in this interactive event.

Speaker and Moderator:

Tra Williams

President and CEO at FleetForce Truck Driving School and Author of Boss Brain

Tra Williams is on a mission to rescue one million entrepreneurs from traditional employment. He regularly speaks and writes about how to reverse the decline of American entrepreneurship. Tra has sat at the helm of two international franchise brands and is a sought after consultant specializing in startup culture, entrepreneurship, and economic development. He has been published or quoted in over 50 articles featured in Bloomberg, Forbes, Financial Markets World, and dozens of other print and online publications.


Jamie Lovern

Founder and CEO at Lolablue

An experienced Founder with a demonstrated 20-year-history of working in the wholesale industry, Jamie started Lolablue, an artisan bath and beauty product company, in 2003.

John Horne

CEO at Oysters Rock Hospitality

With more than 40 years of experience in the hospitality industry, John opened the first Anna Maria Oyster Bar in 1995 on the City Pier in Anna Maria, Florida. Since then, the restaurant has expanded to six locations.

Tyler Holt

President at AvSky Jets Inc.


With a true commitment to clients, Tyler is dedicated to making aircraft sales and ownership easier for all. Since launching AvSky in 2015, it has become one of the top aircraft brokerage firms in the world.

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