Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum 2023


January 4, 2023 – January 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


The Grand Hyatt Tampa

2900 Bayport Dr, Tampa, FL 33607

Florida's Women in Energy Leadership Forum

Gunster is proud to sponsor the seventh annual Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum, taking place January 4-6, 2023. Gunster attorneys and government affairs consultants will be in attendance this year.

Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum was established in 2015 by former Gunster shareholder and chair of the Florida Public Service Commission Lila A. Jaber. The event celebrates the success women leaders in the industry have demonstrated in growing Florida’s economy and diversifying an already tremendous workforce.

Gunster Government Affairs Consultant Ron Brisé will be sitting on a panel on Friday, November 11th from 9:40-10:45 a.m. during the Fireside Chat: Retaining Our People Energy Through Empowerment and Professional Development.

Formerly Gunster’s Regional Managing Shareholder and Chair of the Government Affairs practice though 2019, Lila A. Jaber is a dedicated strategist, thought leader and lawyer with a diverse, nearly 30-year professional background in energy, natural gas, water and telecommunications regulatory policy. Lila’s advisory firm works with Gunster on a number of business development and leadership initiatives, including the Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum.

Gunster Government Affairs Consultant Ron Brise

Ronald Brisé leverages a wealth of experience in governmental, legislative, political and business arenas to represent the interests of clients in matters that include appropriations, business development, education, governmental and legislative affairs, public policy, and economic development. He currently serves as chair of Gunster’s Government Affairs & Lobbying practice. Ronald is an accomplished commissioner, legislative leader and senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in telecom, energy, utilities, government and business.


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