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State Chamber official local event speaker

Following the Economic Development Council quarterly breakfast meeting, Chamber leaders gather. From left: Isabelle (Rodriguez) Renault, Victor Raymos, Dr. Jerry Parrish, Dirk Schroeder, Rob Mathews

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Jerry Parrish, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Director of Research, Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation, discussed the Foundation’s focus on research as recent speaker for the St. Johns County Chamber Economic Development Breakfast.

Parrish’s  organization updates The Florida Scorecard with state and county metrics and produces reports to help the state prepare for its long-term prosperity. He shared insights with more than 150 attendees at quarterly breakfast at the St. Johns County Convention Center.

“We were honored that Dr. Parrish accepted our invitation to address the Economic Development Council Quarterly breakfast,” said Chamber President/CEO Isabelle Renault. “He informed, educated and challenged us with information we need to make our county the best it can be.”

More information about the Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Florida 2030 initiative can be found at and metrics to help secure Florida’s future can be found at

For more information about future Chamber events, including the next Economic Development Breakfast on Jan. 25, 2019, visit and go to the calendar of events.  To find out more about the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce or to become a member, call 904.829.5681, or find the Chamber on Facebook at

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