BCS is pleased to announce the 2019 Gala Keynote Speaker:

Nathan Whitaker

Mr. Whitaker is the Co-Author of eight New York Times bestsellers, including Tim Tebow and Tony Dungy’s books. He was a two sport athlete in baseball and football at Duke University where he graduated cum laude in English and Political Science in 1991. Following Duke, he graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School. Mr. Whitaker began his professional journey and spent time as a law clerk for William Terrell Hodges, a United States District Judge, and then went on to practice with a law firm in North Carolina. Mr. Whitaker left the law firm and worked in administration for the Jacksonville Jaguars and then the Tampa Bay Buccaneers where he worked alongside Tony Dungy. Then Nathan Whitaker’s book writing journey began, and in 2007, Quiet Strength, Tony Dungy’s memoir, was released.

Mr. Whitaker is the co-founder of Impact for Living, a ministry that helps people build and lead a life of Godly significance. He added a Masters in Entrepreneurship from University of Florida in 2009. Nathan along with his wife, Amy, and two daughters, Hannah and Ellie, a sophomore at the UF, and a 9th grader respectively, currently live in Gainesville, FL.

Wichers Auditorium

Friday, March 1, 2019, at 6:30 pm

To reserve your business or family sponsorship, contact Heidi Sikkema or 941-792-5454 x 160 and you may pay with a check or:

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