Chair, Leadership Orlando Class 101

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Orlando Magic

Esu Ma’at begins his second season with the Orlando Magic, being named chief diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I) officer in November 2020.

His role with the team is multi-dimensional, with a focus on integrating DE&I strategy with the Magic’s business goals, along with the team’s values and key performance indicators; attracting, engaging and retaining diverse talent; owning accountability for driving equity and belonging; and enhancing organizational culture, brand reputation and social impact.

Esu is a trans-disciplinary thought leader who has a distinguished track record of success, driving a 21st century vision for diversity, equity and inclusion. He works closely with the Magic’s executive leadership team and the entire staff, along with the team’s social justice task force, to implement a holistic and impactful DE&I strategy, bringing a powerful impact to the organization, the NBA and the Central Florida community.

Prior to joining the Magic, Esu created and led the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern Diversity and Inclusion department. He serves as an advisory board member for the All-In Diversity Project, a London-based, non-profit organization focused on DEI indexing and worldwide standards. He was appointed to the Orlando Economic Partnership DEI Task Force in March and will begin serving as Class Chair for Leadership Orlando Class 101 this fall.

Esu earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a master of science degree in sports management from Columbia University. He also completed his D&I training at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

tim giuliani
Chair, Leadership Orlando Class 100

President & CEO
Orlando Economic Partnership

With an eye focused on the future, Tim Giuliani is advancing the pace of change and altering the perceptions of a region best known for tourism by re-conceptualizing the Orlando region’s economic future. As the President and CEO of the Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership), Tim is leading a multi-year pursuit to create a new model for economic and community development that challenges the status-quo and establishes a new path forward towards broad-based prosperity for all.

Tim oversees the strategic direction of the Partnership’s initiatives which include economic development, advocacy and public policy, advancing transportation solutions and branding the Orlando region as a great place to do business. The organization is home to Leadership Orlando and the Orlando Film Commission. With core values centered on being visionary, inclusive, collaborative and disciplined, the Partnership is injecting fresh resources and perspectives while harnessing the strength of Orlando’s culture of collaboration and innovation in creating a new future for the region.

Chair, Leadership Orlando Class 99

Chief Financial Officer
Orlando City Soccer Club

Carlos Osorio is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in financial planning and large operations and has led since 2017 the financial area of the two Major League teams in our city, Orlando City Soccer Club and Orlando Pride.

He developed his professional journey working for multinational companies and is a veteran of the airline industry. His international experience and participation in various industries show an adherence to the diversity that Central Florida region presents.

Carlos is passionate about our community development through innovations and a strong believer in family values and that a healthy and united community will always serve as the basis for our city’s growth.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and MBAs in Business and Financial Management from Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil.

He currently serves as a Board Member of Orlando Economic Partnership and Smithsonian Regional Council. Carlos is also a Leadership Orlando Alumni and graduated with Class 95.

Past Chairs

LO Class 98
Leonard Spencer
The Walt Disney Company

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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