About Us

Central Florida Partnership
Founding Board of Directors

Des Cummings, Jr., Ph.D.
2008 Chair
Florida Hospital Foundation

Patricia J. Engfer
2009 Chair
General Manager
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport

C.T. Hsu
C.T. Hsu + Associates

James M. Lewis
Disney Vacation Club
Walt Disney World

Kelley P. Mossburg
President and
Corporate Manager
Schenck Company

Jacob V. Stuart
Central Florida Partnership

About the Orlando Economic Partnership

The Central Florida Partnership and the Orlando Economic Development Commission merged effective January 31, 2017. The new entity – Orlando Economic Partnership – is a not-for-profit, public/private partnership encompassing Central Florida's seven counties – Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole and Volusia – as well as the City of Orlando.

To provide the region with a durable competitive advantage in global competition for quality jobs, economic growth, broad-based prosperity and a sustainable quality of life.

The organization’s top priorities include creating high-wage, high-value jobs, expanding Central Florida’s global reach and competitiveness, supporting and enhancing educational/skills preparedness in the talent pipeline, strengthening advocacy for improved infrastructure and community resources, and creating an enviable quality of life that is broad-based and sustainable.