Dr. Dale Brill serves as Orlando Economic Partnership’s Senior Vice President of Research and its Foundation for Building Community. “The Partnership” serves as Central Florida’s catalyst driving economic growth and broad-based prosperity. Dale’s background includes executive positions in the private, public, and independent sectors.
His entrepreneurial pursuits led to a five-year run as founder and principal of Thinkspot, a public policy research firm focusing on intergenerational poverty and innovation-based economic development. Previously, he served as president of the Florida Chamber Foundation, the public policy research and development arm of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. In public service, Dale served as the Director of the Governor’s Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development in Florida. His marketing experience includes tenure as Chief Marketing Officer for VISIT FLORIDA, during which the Sunshine State’s tourism marketing corporation earned the “Atlas Award for Best Destination Branding” from the Association of Travel Marketing Executives. He also served as General Motor’s first Dean of e-Commerce and as a Global Business Leader for General Motors-Europe.
Dale has been recognized by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) as one of the Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds and selected among the inaugural class of Fast Company Magazine’s “Fast 50 Innovators.”