FORA.tv Speaker - Pam Iorio
Pam Iorio is a leadership speaker, author of Straightforward: Ways to Live and Lead, and former two-term Mayor of Tampa, Florida.
First elected to public office at age 26, Iorio was the youngest person ever to win a seat on the Board of County Commissioners for Hillsborough County, Florida. At age 27 she was selected as Chairman of the Board. In 1992 she was elected for the first of three terms as the county's Supervisor of Elections. In 1999 she served as the president of the State Association of Supervisors of Elections, where she served as spokesperson for the organization during the highly - publicized 2000 presidential election in Florida. In 2003 Iorio was elected as mayor of the City of Tampa and re-elected in 2007 with a margin of 79 percent.
Throughout Iorio's career she has served as a director and chairperson on numerous government, economic development, and transportation, education, and community sector boards. Iorio graduated from The American University in Washington, D.C. with a BS degree in Political Science. She holds a Master's degree in history from the University of South Florida.
Iorio has published articles on civil rights and political history and is regularly sourced on national media stories concerning government, leadership and economic issues. She has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and USA Today, as well as on national broadcast venues including CNN, FOX News, and MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews and The Today Show.
01.29.13 | 01:51:11 min
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