- Keynote Speakers
Andy Grosmaire is the Chief of Enforcement with the Office of Financial Regulation for non-depository financial institutions for the State of Florida. Kate Grosmaire is a Business Analyst with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. In 2010, after their daughter Ann was shot and killed by her boyfriend, they successfully advocated for restorative justice to shape the plea agreement.
The Gromaires discussion on their deeply personal journey toward healing at the June 2, 2015 Keynote/Plenary Panel session can be found at about the 26 minute mark on the recording.
Their story gained national prominence with an article in the New York Times MagazineThe Grosmaires continue to advocate restorative justice, having appeared on The TODAY Show and speaking at Southwest Georgia Technical Institute, Campbell Law School, and other venues. They are the co-founders of the Ann Grosmaire "Be The Change" Fund, a charitable fund to promote forgiveness and restorative justice practices under the Community Foundation of North Florida.