Board of Directors

Allan G. Bense, Chairman
Former Florida House Speaker, Panama City

L. Charles Hilton Jr., Chairman Emeritus
Businessman and Civic Leader, Hilton Enterprises, Inc., Panama City

Robert H. Gidel Sr., Vice Chairman
Managing Partner, Liberty Capital Advisors LLC, Orlando

J. Robert McClure III, Ex-Officio
President & CEO, The James Madison Institute, Tallahassee

Glen T. Blauch
President & CEO, Blauch & Associates LLC, Naples

J. F. Bryan IV
Business Leader, Jacksonville

Charles E. “Chuck” Cobb
Business Leader, Former Ambassador, Coral Gables

Stan Connally
President & CEO, Gulf Power, Pensacola

George W. Gibbs III
Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Marine Holding Company, Jacksonville

John Hrabusa
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Publix Super Markets, Lakeland

John F. Kirtley
Co-founder, FCP Investors & KLH Capital, Tampa

Fred Leonhardt
Attorney, GrayRobinson, Orlando

Thomas K. Sittema
CEO, CNL Financial Group, Orlando

Jeffrey V. Swain
Owner, Performance Video,Tallahassee



  • Sal Nuzzo, JMI VP of Policy, speaks at The Federalist Society's Public Policy Forum on
    Coral Gables, FL (Aug 20)
  • Don Orrico, JMI Southwest Florida Development Director, speaks at Charlotte County Republican Club
    Charlotte County, FL (Jul 22)
  • Bill Mattox, JMI Director of the Center for Educational Options, attends education policy conference
    San Diego, CA (Jul 21)
  • Travis Keels, JMI Director of Public Affairs, attends energy policy summit
    Savannah, GA (Jul 21)
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