2014 Partial List of Speakers

Alan Tantleff

Senior Managing Director
FTI Consulting

Albert Garza

Director
General Services Administration (GSA)

Dr. Allen Marr

President and CEO
Geocomp Corporation

Amir Mirabi

Director
Office of Governor Rick Perry-State ofTexas

Andrew Folland

Vice President
Nuveen Asset Management

Andrew Taft

President
Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.

Ann Moore

Board of Port Commissioners - Chair
Port of San Diego

Anne-Rivers Forcke

Project Executive & Thought Leader
IBM

Anthony Barbar

Trustee, Board of Governors
Florida Atlantic University

Arnie Cohen

Vice President
Lockwood Andrews and Newnam

Dr. Barry Scribner

International Director and Co-President
Jones Lang LaSalle - Public Institutions Team

Bevan Mace

Vice President
Balfour Beatty

Bill Hvidt

Principal
The Hvidt Group

Brent Grening

Chief Executive Officer
Port of Ridgefield

Brian Graham

Partner
Strasburger & Price, LLP

Bryan Kendro

‎Vice President of Project Development
Star America

Cathy O’Connor

President and CEO
Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City

Charles Korrell

Director
Hillwood Investments

Charles Whatley

Managing Director
UrbanIS USA

Chip Hastie

Vice President
Clark Construction Group

Christine D. Ryan

Partner
Nossaman LLP

Clifford Ham

Principal Architect
Judicial Council of California’s Administrative Courts (AOC)

Clinton Glass

Senior Vice President
Balfour Beatty Construction

D.J. Baxter

Executive Director
Salt Lake City Redevelopment Authority

Dan McRae

Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Daniel J. Healy

Chief Executive Office
Civitas Capital Group

Daniel M. Feitelberg

Vice Chancellor, Planning and Budget
University of California, Merced Campus

David W. Brown, Jr.

Special Counsel
McNair Law Firm

Deborah Ruane

Senior Vice President, Real Estate Division
San Diego Housing Commission

Douglas R. Storer

Director of Business Development
H. J. High Construction Company

Duane Callender

Director, TIFIA Credit Program
US Department of Transportation (DOT)

Edward G. Benes

Vice President & General Counsel
Leo A Daly

Geoffery Stricker

Managing Director
Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate

George M. Burgess

Chief Operating Officer, Co-Chair of PPP Group
Becker & Poliakoff

Virginia “Ginny” Housum

Senior Vice President
UMB Bank

Grant Wainscott

Director of the Office of Economic Development
Clayton County, Georgia

Gregory Rockett

Vice President, Corporate Hotel Development
Hilton Worldwide

Gwendolyn Tillotson

Deputy Director of Economic Development
City of Houston

Hans Detlefsen

Managing Director
HVS Global Hospitality Services

Henry G. Schopfer

Chief Financial Officer
Tri Global Energy

Ira Mitzner

President
Rida Development Corporation

Ira Weinstein

Co-Office Managing Partner
CohnReznick

Jack A. Callahan

Partner, Construction Industry Practice Leader
CohnReznick

James Campbell

Manager, Land Department
Orange County, California

James S. Bennett

Director of Economic Development
City of Providence

Jay Chapa

Housing and Economic Development Director
Fort Worth

Jeff Carey

Principal Architect
Ramp Development

Jeff Kaczmarek

Executive Director
Prince William County Economic Development

Jeff Sachs

Managing Partner
Strategic Advisory Group

Jeffrey E. Cangemi

Senior Vice President
Balfour Beatty Investments

Jennifer Bales Drake

Shareholder
Becker & Poliakoff

Jerry P. Brodsky

Partner
Peckar & Abramson

Jim Sandoval

City Manager
City of Chula Vista

John C. Kratzer

President & CEO
JMI Realty

John Finke

President
Public Facilities Group

John Isom

Executive Director
Waller Economic Development Corporation

John Ross

Senior Advisor and Director of Economic Development
The District of Columbia

John Ruggieri

Vice President
RTKL Associates

John Updike

Director of Real Estate
City and County of San Francisco

Jonas Titas

Executive Director
Kerrville Economic Development Corporation

Joseph Sarnovsky

Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Seminole State College of Florida

Juan C. Zapata

Commissioner
Miami-Dade County, Florida

Kelly Violette

Executive Director EDC
Tomball EDC

Kevin Wayer

International Director and Co-President
Jones Lang LaSalle - Public Institutions Team

Kraig A. Schwigen

Senior Vice President
CMB Regional Centers

Lance K. Josal

President and CEO
RTKL Associates

Larry Casey

Senior Vice President
Skanska USA

Lee Weintraub

Shareholder - Vice Chair, Construction Law and Litigation
Becker & Poliakoff

Leo Gomez

President and Chief Executive Officer
Brooks Development Authority

Leonard D. Waterworth

Executive Director
Port of Houston Authority

Luis Gomar

Partner
Strasburger & Price, LLP

Maria Cheng

Managing Director
ACA Financial Guaranty

Mark Briggs

President
Parsons Brinckerhoff

Mark Purcell

Vice President
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

Mary Ann Krautheim

Senior Vice President
Lockton Companies

Michael Burrows

Deputy Director
Inland Valley Development Agency

Michael Farmer

Director
City of Springfield Office of Planning and Economic Development

Michael Kaufman

CEO
Kaufman Lynn Construction

Michael McShea

Executive Vice President
CBRE

Michael Palmieri

President and Founder
P3 Point

Michelle Dennard

Navigational Thinker and General Counsel
Thinkspot

Mike Madigan

Founder
Madigan Consulting

Mike Marasco

CEO
Plenary Concessions

Mike Pikiel

Partner ( US P3 practice leader)
Norton Rose Fulbright

Nate Cherry

Vice President
RTKL Associates

Nicolas Rubio

President
Cintra US

Nika Reinecke

Director of Economic Development and Planning Department
City of Lewisville

Pat DiGiovanni

CEO
Centro San Antonio

Patricia de la Peña

Partner
Nossaman LLP

Paul Scheuren

Principal, Economist
Impact DataSource

Peter Joseph

Executive Director
Invest In the USA (IIUSA)

Peter Larkin

Executive Vice President
CBRE

Peter McStravick

Chief Operating Officer
Houston First Corporation

Philip J. Blanchard

Partner
Rutan & Tucker

Phillip Jones

President & CEO
Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau

Ramon Yi

Managing Director, Finance and Administration
Port of Houston Authority

Randall C. Redmond

Director of TxDOT's DFW Strategic Projects Office
Texas Department of Transportation

Renee Lamb

Project Manager
Texas Department of Transportation

Ricardo Noguera

Community and Economic Development Director
City of Tacoma

Rich Belthoff

Senior Company Counsel
Wells Fargo & Company

Rodney L. Moss

Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director
AON Risk Services

Samuel Assefa

Senior Urban Designer
City of Boulder, Colorado

Scott Polikov

President
Vialta Group, LLC

Scott Sumners

Deputy Economic Development Director
City of Phoenix

Sean Maher

Business Development Director
Johnson Controls

Stephen I. Reinstein

Former CEO
Long Beach Judicial Partners LLC (Meridiam Infrastructure North America)

Stephen Rae

General Counsel
Liberty Mutual Surety

Steve Galbreath

Vice President
RTKL Associates

Susan Hart Ridley

Associate Vice Chancellor
University System of Georgia’

Ted Tanner

Executive Vice President
AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group)

Teresa Tomlinson

Mayor
Columbus, Georgia

Thomas Galli

Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Tom Lander

Vice President
Mortenson Development

Tony Peterman

Senior Partner
Strategic Advisory Group

Warren S. Bloom

Co-Chair, National Public Finance Practice
Greenberg Traurig LLP

William Marino

Chief Executive Officer
Star America

William T. Eliopoulos

Partner
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

2014 Partial List of Cities & Municipalities

Boulder, Colorado

Department of Community Planning and Sustainability

San Francisco, California

City and County

Phoenix, Arizona

Economic Development Department

Clayton County, Georgia

Office of Economic Development

Columbus, Georgia

Mayor's Office

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Department of Transportation

Florida Atlantic University

Fort Worth, Texas

Housing & Economic Development Department

University System of Georgia Board of Regents

Houston, Texas

Office of Economic Development

Lewisville, Texas

Economic Development and Planning Department

Miami-Dade County, Florida

Board of County Commissioners

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Alliance for Economic Development

Orange County, California

OC Property Development

Houston, Texas

Port of Houston Authority

Port of Ridgefield

Prince William County, Virginia

Prince William County Economic Development

Providence, Rhode Island

Office of Economic Development

Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency

San Antonio, Texas

Centro San Antonio

San Diego, California

Port of San Diego

Seminole State College of Florida

Springfield, Illinois

Office of Planning and Economic Development

Tacoma, Washington

Community and Economic Development

Tomball, Texas

Economic Development Corporation

U.S. General Services Administration

University of California, Merced

Waller, Texas

Waller Economic Development Corporation

Washington, D.C.

Office of Economic Development Finance