- Business Builds Communities
Kerry Kirschner, as a corporate executive, and executive director of a public policy foundation made up of president’s and CEO’s with a goal to make government more effective and efficient. Not a chamber of commerce but a group of “activists” who exert leadership on local government.We have changed the way the school system thinks about education, changed the form of governance of our airport authority, and been an active player for positive change. Controversial? Yes. Effective? Many times but not everytime. I’ll explain how we do it in a humorous and interactive fashion.Every community in America needs a Foundation.
We harness business leadership for effective community building.
Values – We keep a broad community perspective
We create the future
We offer solutions
Focus – Governance
Environment and Land Planning
Health and Human Services
1. Provide leadership and develop policies and programs which will foster a well-diversified and financially strong business community which will, in turn, enhance the quality of life in Sarasota.
2. Promote cooperation and communication between government and business in the formulation and implementation of governmental policy.
3. Hold public officials accountable for performing their duties in an efficient and cost-effective manner.