Co-Chairs

Formed in 2019, the WorldPride Bid leadership team has expanded to include three co-chairs as well as an array of community leaders and visionaries to guide the planning process across our five core committees.

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Jeff Prystajko

Jeff Prystajko

Tatiana Quiroga

Tatiana Quiroga

Felipe Sousa-Lazaballet

Felipe Sousa-Lazaballet

Nikole Parker

Nikole Parker

Brandon Wolf

Brandon Wolf

Outreach

The core of our mission is community-based — how can we all work together to produce a monumental event that changes the world? The goal of this committee is to lay the foundation for all our ongoing efforts. With so many minds working together, there’s no limit to how far we can dream!

Events

With attractions and venues known across the globe, Orlando is well-positioned to host all of the major events a WorldPride is required to have. This committee is responsible for providing an initial blueprint for what Orlando’s WorldPride experience would look like.

Keith Davenport

Keith Davenport

Brian Riha

Brian Riha

Derek Wood

Derek Wood

Hospitality

Orlando prides itself on being not simply a tourist mecca but a destination built on a foundation of unforgettable hospitality. With the possibility of hundreds of thousands of visitors, this committee’s goal is to create a strategy to welcome all to the City Beautiful.

Marketing & Comms.

This team will focus on evolving our brand identity, strategizing on how to reach our target audiences, and sharing news and content across a variety of channels.

Scott Bowman

Scott Bowman

Kelly Lafferman

Kelly Lafferman

Matt Soss

Matthew Soss

Matt Soss

Kyle Shephard

Finance & Operations

Embarking on the process to host a WorldPride event is a massive undertaking with dozens of moving parts running simultaneously; this team focuses on solving our internal challenges so those parts run smoothly.

Bid & Video Production

Paul David Queen

Paul David Queen

Chris Leblanc

Chris LeBlanc

Kenneth Morgan-Schleuning

Kenneth Morgan-Schleuning