Tallahassee, Fla. – September 28, 2020 – GrayRobinson, P.A. (GrayRobinson) today welcomes Carlecia Collins as the newest member of its growing government affairs and lobbying practice. Collins, who most recently worked in the office of Florida Senate President Bill Galvano, will be a government consultant based in the firm’s Tallahassee office.
“Carlecia will be an incredible addition to our GrayRobinson team,” said GrayRobinson President and CEO Dean Cannon. “I’ve had the privilege of knowing and working with Carlecia for many years. She worked with our team in the Florida House during my tenure as Speaker, and her authenticity and invaluable knowledge of the inner workings of state government will be a tremendous asset to our clients and our firm. Carlecia is the real deal, and we’re proud she’s joining us.”
Collins joins the firm’s government affairs and lobbying practice, bringing more than a decade of experience in Florida’s state government through various roles in the House of Representatives and the Senate, including her most recent role in the Senate President’s office, where she oversaw all appointments to boards, commissions, and task forces. Collins earned her master’s degree in Applied American Politics and Policy from the Florida State University (FSU). She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Social Science from FSU.
“I am beyond thrilled to be joining the GrayRobinson team, which includes many familiar faces from my past 10 plus years of service to the state of Florida,” said Collins. “The team that Dean and the firm has built is a perfect fit for me as I make this next step in my career. I look forward to working with such a great group of lobbyists and attorneys.”
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