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Coaching Businesses in Tampa Bay with Dr. Ron Eccles


At 8am, Jamie stepped aside and Dr. Ron Eccles, Business Coach and Speaker with Make Your Mark stepped into the host seat. The #MorningDiscussion then continued with Wendy Leigh, Chief Development and Marketing Officer at the University Area Community Development Corporation, UACDC. She joined the UACDC in August of 2015 after a lengthy and varied career in education and the arts. The mission of the UACDC Community Outreach Committee is to engage University Area residents through personal outreach to increase awareness and participation in University Area Community Center programming, events and services. She mentions some of what the UACDC does and that tonight is the Free Wiz Live Community Night Kick Off. The community is invited to a free screening party to view the Kenny Leon-directed television version of The Wiz Live, in celebration of and in preparation for, the University Area CDC’s fifth annual gala on Friday, Sept. 23. The gala’s theme will be A Brand New Day, from the popular Broadway show and film, The Wiz Live. This Brand New Day gala will raise much-needed funds for the University Area CDC, which works to improve the economic, education and social levels of the community through youth programs and adult education and resource assistance. The University Area CDC provides support for thousands of Tampa residents through youth programs, adult education and resource assistance. Its primary mission is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. For more information about UACDC, a 501(c)(3) public/private partnership, visit

Our 8:30 am guest was Rob Hicks, Assistant Coach for KNO3. He began his professional career in real estate 30 years ago as a commercial real estate appraiser and is the fourth generation in his family to work in real estate in the Tampa Bay market, holding both a General Real Estate Appraisal Certification as well as a Real Estate Brokers License. Rob has worked in real estate sales, leasing, construction management, property management and public & governmental relations. Many of these opportunities came during the 10 years he was Vice President of Real Estate for Clear Channel Outdoor. He also serves as a certified small claims court mediator at the Pasco County Courthouse. Rob has been active in his community serving as President of his Tampa neighborhood association and Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 53 where his two sons attend. He was in studio to discuss KNO3 which is a competitive robotics team representing Plant High School.

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