Podcasts and Summaries
The Economic Club of Florida podcast provides an extended platform for discussion to educate, engage, and empower citizens on important economic, political, and social issues. Major topics include the economy, business, investment, politics, public policy, government, education, entrepreneurship, healthcare, defense, space, and sports. New podcast episodes are published monthly.
The opinions expressed on The Economic Club of Florida podcast are those of its guest speakers and members and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Economic Club of Florida.
“The State of Health Care: What is Changing?” | Ballad Health Chairman, President, and CEO Alan Levine | May 12, 2021
“Patients are getting stuck in the middle and the employers and taxpayers are paying for it.” Alan Levine, Chairman, President, and CEO of Ballad Health,
“Recovering from the COVID-19 Shock: the Economic and Policy Outlook” | Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew | April 27, 2021
“At what point do you go back to caring about adding to the deficit? The answer is when the economy is back on its feet.”
“Can the Olympics Vanquish its Cheating, Corruption, and Boycotts?” | World Anti-Doping Agency former President Sir Craig Reedie | April 21, 2021
“It was a tragedy for sport.” Former President of the World Anti-Doping Agency Sir Craig Reedie discusses the upcoming Tokyo 2021 Olympics, and past challenges
“We’re not overly strategic, everything is very political. We need to locate our tech schools in big cities where businesses are, not in the middle
“The Transformation of Florida’s Economy” | Former Florida Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp | February 23, 2021
“Bringing SpaceX was the beginning of something really exciting here in Florida and now we see Blue Origin and a whole host of other companies.
“The thing that worries me is that valuations are extreme. Investors are approaching the market as if they can’t get hurt.” Byron Wien, Vice Chairman
“The Role of Higher Education in Economic Recovery” | Miami Dade College President Madeline Pumariega | December 16, 2020
“Being a life-long learner means you are continually focused on your trade because everything that we know today, changes tomorrow.” Miami Dade College President Madeline
“The Emerging Financial Industry Giant – Independent Financial Advisory Firms” | CAPTRUST Co-Founder & CEO Fielding Miller | December 2, 2020
“The best lesson I’ve learned is failure.” CAPTRUST Co-Founder & CEO Fielding Miller explains how independent firms are changing the financial advice industry and their
“75 Years After Victory in Europe: The EU, Brexit, and the U.S.” | Former U.S. Ambassador to Italy Ron Spogli | November 17, 2020
“For the U.K. it’s charting a new course, one that will be less Euro-centric and arguably more transatlantic-centric in terms of its relationship with the
“The Future of Work: How LogMeIn is Navigating the Changing Landscape” | LogMeIn President & CEO Bill Wagner | November 4, 2020
“We’re going to need more collaboration space and the concept, at least for us, of rows of desks where you go permanently every day coming