Dr. Falecia D. Williams
Chair, Leadership Orlando Class 99

Campus President West and Downtown Campuses
Valencia College

Dr. Falecia D. Williams currently serves as the Campus President for the West and Downtown Campuses of Valencia College in Orlando, one of the nation’s largest and most celebrated community colleges, including being recognized in 2011 by the Aspen Institute as the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

Dr. Williams was tapped to lead Valencia’s collaborative efforts with the University of Central Florida to open a new joint campus in Downtown Orlando. The shared UCF Downtown and Valencia College Downtown campus opened in August 2019.  Under her leadership, the joint campus establishes a compelling campus vision that portends a defined emphasis on significant and measurable improvements in student success, equity and community impact for long-term sustainability.

Dr. Williams’ career in higher education has focused on student success, program development, community partnerships, and leadership systems. She is the recipient of numerous awards based upon noteworthy outcomes achieved while leading pre-collegiate partnerships, accelerated learning initiatives, career and workforce education, and economic development. In 2018 she was selected by the Aspen Institute as an Aspen Presidential Fellow for Community College Excellence.

Dr. Williams earned her B.A. from Rollins College, M.A. from Stetson University and Ed.D. from the University of Central Florida.

Leonard Spencer
Chair, Leadership Orlando Class 98

Senior Manager,  Supplier Diversity
The Walt Disney Company

Leonard Spencer leads the Supplier Diversity program for The Walt Disney Company. In this role, he is responsible for setting the vision and business strategy for the identification and utilization of diverse suppliers that help the company drive innovation and enhance economic inclusion reflective of the guests that Disney serves and the communities where Disney operates around the world.

Leonard has extensive experience in Operations and Finance leadership roles. Prior to joining the Supplier Diversity team, Leonard led the Procurement Operations organization for Disney’s theme parks and resorts. His team provided the financial planning, spend analysis and reporting for Strategic Sourcing teams based in Asia, Europe and the United States. His team was also responsible for identifying and implementing best-in-class procurement processes, procedures and tools.

Leonard is passionate about economic development and currently holds leadership positions in several professional and community organizations focused on business development, youth education and financial literacy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Tuskegee University and an MBA from the University of Alabama.

Past Chairs

LO Class 97
Pamela Landwirth
Give Kids The World

LO Class 96
Angela M. Alban

LO Class 95
Reginald B. Riley, Ph.D.
Orlando Health

LO Class 94
Michael D. Armbruster, Ed.D.
Orange County Public Schools

LO Class 93
Yolanda Londoño
Tupperare Brands Corporation

LO Class 92
Waymon J. Armstrong
Engineering & Computer Simulations, Inc. (ECS)

LO Class 91
Min K. Cho
Holland & Knight LLP

LO Class 90
Phil Rawlins
Orlando City Soccer Club

LO Class 89
Tony Jenkins
Florida Blue

LO Class 88
Carol Craig
Craig Technologies

LO Class 87
John M. Lewis

LO Class 86
William G. Oakley
Goodwill Industries of Central Florida, Inc.

LO Class 85
Steve Hogan
Florida Citrus Sports

LO Class 84
Adrian Jones

LO Class 83
Yolanda L. Cade
AAA – American Automobile Association

LO Class 82
Trey Carlson
NASA-Kennedy Space Center

LO Class 81
Adonal Foyle
Orlando Magic

LO Class 80
Captain Bill “Roto” Reuter, USN (Ret.)
R-Squared Solutions, LLC

LO Class 79
Virginia L. Whittington

LO Class 78
Brent Trotter
Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, Inc.

LO Class 77
John R. Guthri
Daytona International Speedway

LO Class 76
Melanie B. Fernandez
Cross, Fernandez & Riley LLP

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Enrollment for Leadership Orlando Class 99 is currently closed. However, enrollment for Class 100 will open soon.

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Vice President, Talent & Community Development