Community Leader Forum - Orlando - Chair, Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation Ananth Prasad

GrayRobinson's recent Community Leader Forum held on October 12, 2012 in the firm's downtown Orlando office featured the Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, Ananth Prasad.

Prasad was named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation by Governor Rick Scott on April 18, 2011. Prior to being selected, Prasad served as the Assistant Secretary for Engineering and Operations for the agency. At the forum Prasad discussed the vision of Florida transportation for the 21st century, including updates on SunRail, Florida East Coast Railway and All Aboard Florida, as well as I-4. Prasad stressed the importance of growing private sector business in Orlando, and noted an increase in tourism in the past year.

Through its Community Leader Forums, GrayRobinson brings together clients, attorneys and friends of the firm to hear high-profile business and community leaders and elected officials discuss issues of importance to the state of Florida.