EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, CONVERSUS, WINTER PARK
Conversus is an investment management organization that Sittema, former CEO of CNL Corp., co-founded with three partners. The firm, which employs 22, has offices in Orlando and Charlotte, N.C. Sittema has served in leadership roles at Florida Citrus Sports, the Orlando Economic Partnership/Economic Development Commission and others, including Lift Orlando, an economic development group that focuses on ending generational poverty in one neighborhood in Orlando.
|EDUCATION||Dordt University (BA), Indiana University (MBA)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I have an identical twin who remains quite identical.|
|SABBATICAL TOPIC||I would probably travel to Spain and do an intense Spanish immersion course on the language and culture.|
|READING||The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months that Changed the World, by A.J. Baime|