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Host Geoff Simon meets our area’s best businessmen and women and interviews them about the triumphs and inspirations that shaped them into the successes they are today.

Suncoast Business Forum | May 2014: Al Austin

In May 2014, as a tribute to Al Austin and his lifetime of great achievements and dedication to our community, WEDU PBS rebroadcast Austin’s one-on-one interview with host Geoff Simon from a 2007 episode of SUNCOAST BUSINESS FORUM. Full Episode

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Host Geoff Simon meets West Central Florida's best businessmen and women and discovers the triumphs and inspirations that shaped them into the successes they are today.

Suncoast Business Forum | March 2013: Dr. Anne Kerr

Meet Florida Southern College President Dr. Anne Kerr.

Suncoast Business Forum | December 2012: Gregory Celestan

Meet Lt. Colonel Gregory Celestan, who decided to trade his Army uniform for a business.

Suncoast Business Forum | November 2012: Dr. Stephen Dickey

Meet Dr. Stephen Dickey, who built a service driven health care business that was ahead of

Suncoast Business Forum | September 2012: Herb Brown

Meet Herb Brown, a successful businessman who's been a leader in retailing, fast food rest

Suncoast Business Forum | August 2012: Entrepreneurs

Get an inside view of what it takes succeed from 4 of Tampa Bay's prominent entrepreneurs.

Suncoast Business Forum | June 2012: Dr. Martin Silbiger

Meet Dr. Martin Silbiger, a Tampa Bay physician.

Suncoast Business Forum | May 2012: Sigrid Olsen

Meet Sigrid Olsen, a nationally known fashion designer and entrepreneur.

Suncoast Business Forum | April 2012: Morris Hintzman

Metropolitan Ministries is doing much more than serving meals. Meet CEO Morris Hintzman.

Suncoast Business Forum | February 2012: Deanne Roberts

In tribute, we revisit the 2009 episode with Deanne Roberts, founder of ChappellRoberts

Suncoast Business Forum | January 2012: Ed Droste

What does it take to ride a rocket named Hooters for nearly 30 Years?

Suncoast Business Forum | December 2011: Julie Young

Meet Julie Young, an entrepreneur who's making Florida a leader in virtual education.

Suncoast Business Forum | November 2011: Lee Arnold

For 40 years Lee Arnold has charted a course through the real estate markets of Tampa Bay.

Suncoast Business Forum | Julie Young Preview

Preview December's episode of Suncoast Business Forum

Suncoast Business Forum | Lee Arnold Preview

For 40 years Lee Arnold has charted a course through the real estate markets of Tampa Bay.

Suncoast Business Forum | October 2011: Bob Dutkowsky

We meet Bob Dutkowsky, a seasoned technology industry pro and CEO of Tech Data.

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