Tag: Jackie Schutz Zeckman

Danny McAuliffeJanuary 14, 2019

A chunk of political and governmental personnel from U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s eight-year stint as the state’s chief executive will continue to have his ear at the federal level. Five new hires to Scott’s Senate office were provided to Florida Politics on Monday.  The additions follow Scott’s November hire of Jackie Schutz Zeckman as Chief of […]

Staff ReportsNovember 20, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott‘s office as Governor was a remarkably disciplined operation, with few leaks or deviations from message over eight years. Expect that his Senate office will be the same. Per POLITICO Florida, Scott’s new chief of staff will be one of the most familiar behind-the-scenes presences in Scott World: Jackie Schutz Zeckman, Scott’s former chief of staff […]

Jim RosicaNovember 15, 2018

The Rick Scott for Senate campaign is calling on incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson “to demand the immediate resignation” of Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo. Jackie Schutz Zeckman, Scott’s campaign manager, sent an email to news media Thursday. “News reports yesterday and today revealed that the Florida Democrat Party (sic) engaged in an illegal scheme to alter election forms and […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 10, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott‘s U.S. Senate campaign team, announced Tuesday via a media release but first forecasted on Florida Politics, is an “unmatched team of hard-working, loyal advisers with years of experience” according to the newly-minted candidate. Many of the names are known already to Florida political observers. Campaign manager Jackie Schutz Zeckman, Scott’s most recent former chief of […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 26, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott‘s office saw a changing of the chief of staff position Monday, presaging what Scott says is a “big announcement” on Facebook Live on April 9. Brad Piepenbrink takes over as Chief of Staff. Jackie Schutz Zeckman “resigned yesterday and will be pursuing other opportunities,” according to a news release from the Governor’s Office. Schutz Zeckman is […]

Peter SchorschJuly 7, 2017

Kim McDougal, Gov. Rick Scott‘s former chief of staff, is joining GrayRobinson‘s Tallahassee office as a Senior Director of Government Affairs, the law firm announced Friday. “Kim brings tremendous insight and invaluable experience to our firm, and will also substantially increase our expertise in the education policy and appropriations areas,” said Jason Unger, managing partner of the Tallahassee office. “The […]

Staff ReportsMay 25, 2017

John Tupps is heading back to the Governor’s Office. Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that Tupps would be returning to the Governor’s Office as his communications director beginning June 5. He will replace Jackie Schutz Zeckman, who has been tapped to serve as Scott’s chief of staff. “John has demonstrated an incredible commitment to supporting […]


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