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O-Town Interview: Pat Williams not slowing down after retirement

Pat Williams not slowing down after retirement

More than 50 years ago, a baseball catcher-turned-baseball executive was recruited by Dr. Jack Ramsay to join the Philadelphia 76ers. Luckily for Orlando, Pat Williams was convinced in the mid- ‘80s to move to the City Beautiful to lobby for an NBA expansion team. He may be retiring from basketball (and ping pong balls), but he’ll remain extremely busy with […]

Steve Hogan leads the home team at Florida Citrus Sports


If you ask Steve Hogan about his biggest accomplishments in his 24 years at Florida Citrus Sports, he’ll talk about helping to bring the NFL Pro Bowl over from Honolulu, Hawaii, raising the profile of college-football bowl games the organization hosts and the ongoing investment in the community surrounding Camping World Stadium through LIFT Orlando and this year’s Camping World […]

Christopher Barton adjusts to life in Orlando as executive director of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra


Christopher Barton may be relatively new to the City Beautiful, but the executive director at the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra hit the ground running since arriving with his family in 2016. His to-do list has never been short of large tasks: Increase the reach of the Phil. Help program a season saying goodbye to the Bob Carr Theater. Collaborate with the […]


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