Tag: Enterprise Florida
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Ryan NicolDecember 13, 2018
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Governor-elect Ron DeSantis has recommended Jamal Sowell to serve as the next President and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI). Most recently, Sowell served as chief of staff for Port Tampa Bay. DeSantis praised him for his work in that role, in a statement. EFI’s Board of Directors officially must appoint Sowell, but DeSantis’ imprimatur all […]

Staff ReportsDecember 5, 2018
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The Executive Committee of Enterprise Florida’s board of directors unanimously approved Mike Grissom as interim President and CEO during a Wednesday conference call. The move was announced via a press release from the state’s jobs-creating and economic development organization. Grissom takes over from previous CEO Pete Antonacci, whom Gov. Rick Scott tapped to become Broward […]

Ryan NicolNovember 30, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday he was suspending controversial Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes and replacing her with longtime loyalist Pete Antonacci, now president and CEO of Enterprise Florida. “Every eligible voter in Florida deserves their vote to be counted and should have confidence in Florida’s elections process,” Scott said. “After a series of […]

Jacob OglesOctober 5, 2018
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis on Friday unveiled a detailed economic plan that promises a veto for all tax increases and demands the federal government deliver more research dollars. The candidate said his plan will keep Florida a tax haven and magnet for innovation. “With nearly 1,000 people moving to Florida every day, Florida is undoubtedly one of […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 24, 2018
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James Blair, a close advisor to House Speaker Richard Corcoran, is the next member of the board overseeing Enterprise Florida.  Corcoran appointed Blair, who’s long served as his political right-hand man, to the board of directors for Enterprise Florida (EFI), the state’s economic development organization. The appointment, effective Oct. 1, “is a great honor,” Blair said in […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 13, 2018
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With Rick Scott leaving the governor’s office in January, Enterprise Florida is preparing for life without its biggest supporter. The business-development agency, which Scott has helped defend from attacks by the Florida House, has been working “back channels” with the campaigns of Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum to make both more […]


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