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Governor Names New CFO

Monday, June 26, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Governor Names New CFO

Monday, June 26, 2017


This morning, Governor Rick Scott appointed Jimmy Patronis as Florida' next Chief Financial Officer. Patronis will be officially sworn in Friday, June 30th, in Tallahassee, to replace CFO Jeff Atwater who is leaving to pursue a position at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The Governor made the announcement at Captain Anderson's restaurant in Panama City, Florida, which is owned and operated by the Patronis family.


At the press conference, Governor Scott said, "I am honored to appoint Jimmy Patronis as Florida's Chief Financial Officer. As a small business owner, Jimmy has been a successful job creator and has helped grow Panama City's economy. I know that he will bring his wealth of private sector experience with him to Tallahassee."


Jimmy Patronis served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives beginning in 2006. He was appointed to both the Florida Constitution Revision Commission and the Public Service Commission by Governor Scott.


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