June 26, 2022


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Les Miller Named Go to Tampa Bay’s 2022 Gonzmart Household Tourism Ambassador of the Yr  

TAMPA, FL – As we speak, Tampa native and Shumaker Advisors Principal Les Miller was awarded the celebrated 2022 Gonzmart Household Tourism Ambassador of the Yr Award by Go to Tampa Bay, recognizing him for working tirelessly with an unwavering dedication to the Tampa Bay neighborhood and its folks. Whether or not chairing the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners or in Tallahassee as a State Consultant after which State Senator, Les has been a staunch supporter of the hospitality trade and Go to Tampa Bay.  

“There aren’t any higher examples of an envoy for our trade than Les Miller and we’re delighted to honor him as Go to Tampa Bay’s Gonzmart Household Tourism Ambassador of the Yr,” President and CEO of Go to Tampa Bay, Santiago C. Corrada, applauded Les and acknowledged. “Working with our gross sales staff, Les has personally helped convey a number of citywide conferences to Tampa, together with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., United Bikerz Jamboree, and the Historic Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, which resulted in tens of 1000’s of lodge room nights and thousands and thousands of {dollars} of financial influence to the neighborhood. Since leaving public workplace Les has continued to be an integral member of our board and is totally deserving of this accolade.” 

Giving again to his neighborhood, state, and nation for greater than 50 years, Les is steadfast in his dedication to public service. As Principal at Shumaker Advisors, he continues to advocate on behalf of shoppers, managing state and native relationships that profit the packages and insurance policies of a company.  

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Previous to becoming a member of Shumaker Advisors, Les served as a member of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners representing the Third District from November 2010 to November 2020, and served because the Chairman for 3 phrases, striving to foster a greater place for all residents to stay, work, and play. 

Intensive public service on the County Fee doesn’t start Les’ profession. He acted as a member of the Florida Senate, 18th District from 2000 to 2006. Throughout his tenure within the Senate, he served in varied capacities, together with Democratic Chief (Minority Chief), Democratic Chief Professional Tempore, Democratic Whip, Vice Chair of the highly effective Methods and Means Committee, and was the co-author of a $70 billion and $73 billion budgets, respectively.  

Les was elected to the Florida Home of Representatives in 1992. He served as Democratic Chief (Minority Chief) from 1998 to 2000. Les is the primary particular person within the State of Florida’s historical past to function Democratic Chief in each the Florida Home of Representatives and the Florida Senate. Throughout his profession in each the Florida Senate and the Florida Home of Representatives, he established a status for bipartisan, modern compromise and cooperation to enhance the lives of his constituency, particularly as laws impacts schooling, the aged, and well being initiatives. He additionally served on the Tampa Metropolis Council in 1991. 

ABOUT SHUMAKER ADVISORS: Shumaker Advisors is a public affairs and authorities relations agency specializing in advocacy, enterprise improvement, coalition constructing and communication methods whereas serving on the federal, state and native ranges of presidency. Shumaker Advisors Florida is an entirely owned subsidiary of Shumaker Regulation Agency. 

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