I was welcomed with open arms into the Pensacola Community when I moved here in 1984. I have always remained very thankful and inspired by that reception.
Helping Pensacola become a better place to live thru volunteering and assisting all its great community organizations, events and attractions has been more fun than work. Raising my family here has been a blessing. I am proud to call Pensacola home and helped along the way:
Visit Pensacola – Board of Directors 2015 – 2017 Chairman – 2017
Founded a Florida law firm specializing in sophisticated tax, corporate, and transactional matters
Top 15 “People Behind The Scenes,” Pensacola Business Journal, June 2005
Pensacola City Council, 1997-2001, Chairman, Economic and Community Development Committee; Member, Finance Committee and Pensacola-Escambia Development Committee
Pensacola Sports Association, Vice President, Past President, Volunteer of the year, Hall of Fame, Board of Directors
Blue Angels Classic (Senior PGA event), Executive Committee
State of Florida Maritime Heritage Foundation, Trustee and Executive Committee
Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, Legal Counsel, Tourism Chairman
First Tee of Northwest Florida, Organizing Member, Board of Directors
Pensacola World Changers, Founder, Community Involvement Coordinator
We have some of the most pristine beaches in the world along the barrier islands. These beaches have been ranked most recently in the 10 Best Reader's Choice awards, USA TODAY readers named Pensacola Beach Best Florida Beach and named Gulf Islands National Seashore Best Florida Attraction. Southern Living named us one of the country's top family-friendly destinations. Six Pensacola events have been named to the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. Pensacola is known for its laid-back, coastal way-of-life, its long history and diverse culture. Find out more: www.visitpensacola.com.
It is also a great place to do business. Pensacola offers employers a large, talented, young and available pool of workers at a more affordable rate than other comparative high-tech regions thanks to a competitive state tax structure and low cost of living. Additionally, the state’s workforce is more culturally and linguistically diverse providing additional competitive advantages to employers seeking to serve a global marketplace. If you want to ship it, fly it, rail it or drive it… you get “it” anywhere via direct connections. Find out more: floridawesteda.com.