The Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Multicultural Business Committee meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. The committee's mission is to The Multicultural Business Committee's mission to lead the way in prioritizing diversity and inclusion in our business community. Meetings are planned with great intention to create new connections, be of a resource and create opportunity. They are committed to offering a diverse and knowledgeable cast of speakers and time for business owners and other people in business to network, share and learn.
The May meeting is a hybrid meeting being hosted by Helen Back Pizza in Fort Walton Beach for in person attendees. All Chamber members, their employees and guests are welcome to attend, we just ask that you register HERE.
This month's main speaker is Dr. Cedric Alexander, Founder of the CL Alexander Group. Cedric Alexander is a public servant, thought leader, and author of "In Defense of Public Service: How 22 Million Government Workers Will Save Our Republic." Cedric began his career over 40 years ago in 1977 as a Deputy Sheriff in Leon County, Florida and has served in numerous capacities at all levels of government; local, state, and federal. His background combines a long career as a deputy, a police officer, a detective, a deputy mayor, and a police chief in cities across the United States.
Cedric has served in many high-level executive positions, including, as the former President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement (NOBLE), as well as on President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. A trusted media expert, Cedric previously worked as CNN's Law Enforcement Analyst and has made many other appearances on networks such as Fox News and MSNBC.
His written work has appeared in The Washington Post, CNN.com, The Hill, and many others. He is a sought after public speaker and spoke at TEDx Yale 2019. He is also the author of The New Guardians: Policing in America's Communities for the 21st Century." in which he champions the importance of community policing.
Join us! For more information, contact:
David Triana at (850) 368-3505 or at: firstname.lastname@example.org