Joe Davila: Connect
Connecting is second nature to Joe. He lives and breathes the strategic networking mission of UPA which is about helping individuals add value to their industry. From the moment Joe meets someone, his mind is in gear, projecting forward on how he can help connect them to the right resources and the right people. At the speed of light, he’s making those connections and the contacts and results are immediate: new solutions, business growth, new ideas and best of all, lasting relationships. Joe is a banker who understands business and is there to serve.
Joe has over 20 years of experience in international banking working for BB&T. He started his career in Charlotte then went to Atlanta before relocating to Clearwater, Florida. In his BB&T consulting role, working with public and private sector companies, Joe supports clients in developing new business growth by offering international solutions for importers and exporters. He helps them mitigate non-payment risk with a focus on improving their foreign cash flow and working capital needs. Joe is also very active with a host of economic and industry associations including the Tampa Task Force, FMMC (Florida Medical Manufacturers Consortium) and UPA.