The Crossroads Lecture Series


The University of Central Florida, in partnership with Dr. Phillips Charities, is proud to announce that Ryan DeVos, Vice President of Shareholder Engagement for the Orlando Magic, will serve as the featured speaker for Crossroads: The Intersection of Business and Philanthropy, on November 7 at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater.

The public is invited to hear DeVos share his views about how a successful business — and individual entrepreneurs — have an important role to play in improving their communities through philanthropy. Moderator will engage Mr. DeVos in a “fireside chat” format, asking him to respond to questions about his life, work and being a catalyst for good where you live and work.


Guests are invited to submit questions in advance for Mr. DeVos via email to

The crossroads where business and philanthropy intersect often is the engine that drives the success and well-being of individual lives and entire communities. The Crossroads Lecture Series is one example of how Dr. Phillips Charities and UCF work in partnership to improve our educational programming and the health and vitality of downtown Orlando, Central Florida and beyond.




 Ryan DeVos


Featured Speaker: Ryan DeVos

Date and Time: November 7, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts | Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater

Learn more about Mr. DeVos

Seating is limited and registration is required.