|USF Sarasota-Manatee campus to host Women’s Summit featuring snack business founder Angie Bastian|
|SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 28, 2022) – The University of South Florida and Sarasota-based financial planners Gulfside Wealth will kick off International Women’s Day on Tuesday, March 8, with a Women’s Summit featuring Angie Bastian, namesake and founder of Angie’s Boomchickapop popcorn and snack business. |
The summit, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will be held at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
Admission is free. However, registration is required. To register, visit www.gulfsidewealth.com/events/2022-gulfside-wealth-usf-womens-summit. Please indicate in the comments section of your registration if you would like a boxed lunch.
The event features an impressive lineup of speakers that, in addition to keynote Bastian, includes:
Marrie Neumer, CFRE, associate vice president, University Advancement, USF Sarasota-Manatee campus
Shantel Norman, influencer, entrepreneur and entertainer
Jennifer Compton, Sarasota managing partner, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick
Heather Junqueria, founder, BioScent
Dr. Jennifer Bencie, health officer, Florida Department of Health-Manatee County
Amanda Horne, owner, Anna Maria Oyster Bar
Shawny Robey, president and CEO, First Step of Sarasota
Linda Duessel, CFA, CPA®, CFP®, senior equity strategist, Federated Hermes
A part-time Siesta Key resident, Bastian and her husband, Dan Bastian, started their popcorn business in the garage of their home in Mankato, Minnesota, building it into a $90 million snack business, before selling it to Conagra in 2017.
For more about Gulfside Wealth, visit www.gulfsidewealth.com.
To learn more about the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus, visit sarasotamanatee.usf.edu.###
|About the University of South Florida |
The University of South Florida, a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success, generates an annual economic impact of more than $6 billion. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF has earned widespread national recognition for its success graduating under-represented minority and limited-income students at rates equal to or higher than white and higher income students. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. Learn more at www.usf.edu.