ORLANDO, FL – November 18, 2019 – GrayRobinson’s founder and chair emeritus, J. Charles Gray, was named i4 Business magazine’s 2019 Business Leader of the Year. Mr. Gray, key honoree for 2019, was chosen for his “influential presence in the development of Central Florida’s economy for more than four decades.” Featured on the cover of the magazine’s December 2019 edition, Mr. Gray is recognized for his work as County Attorney establishing the Orange County Convention Center, which created economic growth in Central Florida that continues to thrive. Also highlighted is his in-depth work with the Orlando Economic Partnership that has had a widespread impact on the region, including the development of BRIDG at NeoCIty.
Mr. Gray and the other admired and influential individuals in Central Florida will be recognized at the 2019 Business Leaders of the Year Awards dinner on December 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Country Club of Orlando. View the full list of honorees here.