Coalitions Winter Meeting

Tampa, FL March 6-7, 2023

Sheraton Tampa Brandon Hotel
10221 Princess Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL  33610

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Networking, Roundtables and Educations Sessions

The ACEC Coalitions will host their annual Winter Coalitions Meeting  March 6-7, 2023 in Tampa Florida.  – This premiere event is an opportunity for firm leaders to gather for committee working sessions, roundtables, project presentations, education, and peer-to-peer networking. These semi-annual meetings are an opportunity to take a deeper dive into the everyday challenges of managing a firm.

A ‘hidden gem” at ACEC, our Coalitions are practice-area or firm-size-focused groups dedicated to enhancing the business practices of our member firms.  The Coalitions focus on MEPStructuralGeoprofessionalProfessional SurveyingLand Development, and Small Firm business practice improvements. 

This is a free event for coalition members.
The Coalitions Winter Meeting carries 3 PDHs (Professional Development Hours).



Interactive discussions with input from participants addressing emerging trends and problem solving in the workplace.

  • Coalition of American Mechanical and Electrical Engineers (CAMEE)
  • Coalition of Professional Surveyors (COPS) 
  • Geoprofessional (GEO)
  • Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE)
  • Land Development Coalition (LDC)

Education Sessions

Addressing Today's Insurance Trends
The ACEC Business Insurance Trust will present updates on current best practices in Risk Management including the latest trends in Cyber Security.
Presented by Lee Ann Wheeler, Client Executive, ACEC Business Insurance Trust

Building a Workforce for the Future
Rising costs and a tight labor market make for a challenging employment landscape.  Our expert panel will be discussing their best ideas for elevating the employee experience, executing prudent financial strategies, and implementing low-cost, high-impact benefit offerings.
Presented by Mike Rankin, AIF, Relational Advisors; Mina Biggs, Chief People Officer, Hanson Professional Services; David Kent, Chief Financial Officer, WGI, Inc.

Leading Your Firm Forward

Examining ways AEC firms stay relevant and effective, to help attract, develop, and retain top talent and clients.
Presented by Peter Atherton, PE, ActionsProve, LLC



The Selmon West Extension - Safer/Smarter/Connected 

Presented by AECOM, the Selmon Extension is a 1.9-mile toll lane located in the median of Gandy Boulevard, which allows a choice for local residents and regional travelers. By separating commuter traffic from local trips, the Selmon Extension offers safer and smarter regional connectivity while alleviating the traffic congestion in the Tampa area.

ACEC Florida’s 2022 Grand Conceptor Award Winner

Presented by Bob Anderson, Vice President, Technical Leader Complex Bridges, AECOM

Selmon Extension


Mike Rankin

Mike Rankin, AIF

Principal, Relational Advisors
Mina Biggs

Mina Biggs

Chief People Officer, Hanson Professional Services
Peter Atherton

Peter Atherton, PE

President and Founder, ActionsProve, LLC
Bob Anderson

Bob Anderson, PE, SE

Vice President, Technical Leader Complex Bridges, AECOM
brian pickard

Brian Pickard, PE

Director of Operations and Engineering, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority
David Kent.

David Kent

Chief Financial Officer, WGI, Inc
Lee Ann

Lee Ann Wheeler

Client Executive, ACEC Business Insurance Trust


ACEC Members

Coalitions Members $0



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