Distinguished Speaker Virtual Lunch featuring UF Chief Operating Officer Dr. Charlie Lane

september 2020

21sep11:30 am12:30 pmDistinguished Speaker Virtual Lunch featuring UF Chief Operating Officer Dr. Charlie LaneHosted by the Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce

Event Details

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Charlie Lane, UF COO, as our September Distinguished Speaker on Monday, September 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dr. Lane will provide an update on UF’s plans and priorities. A Q&A will follow his remarks. This Zoom event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. These popular luncheons fill up quickly, register today

About Dr. Charlie LaneDr. Charlie Lane is the University of Florida’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing numerous university-wide functions, including Information Technology, Human Resources and the Office of Internal Audit, Business Affairs and Real Estate. He was appointed to the position in March of 2014. 

Dr. Lane came to UF from the University of Southern California, where he began working in 1991 and last held the position of Associate Senior Vice President, Administration. Dr. Lane’s career spans both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Prior to working for USC, he worked for the University of Houston, Intermedics, Inc. and Texas Instruments, Inc. 

Dr. Lane’s academic credentials emphasize the natural, applied and social sciences. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology (summa cum laude) from Southwest Baptist University, a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas and a master’s degree in public administration from USC. Charlie completed his Doctor of Public Administration degree from USC in 1998, and holds the CSP, ARM and SPHR designations. 

Dr. Lane and his wife Natasha live in Gainesville with their daughters Grace and Hope.

Location: This will be a Zoom event. Registrants will be sent a link prior to Monday, September 21.

Fees/Admission: There is no fee for this event. Pre-registration is required.


(Monday) 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST


Online Event


Greater Gainesville Chamber of CommerceStevec@gainesvillechamber.com