Florida GOP names regional finance chairmen
They are: Dr. A.K. Desai, regional co-chairman for Tampa Bay, is currently serving on the State Board of Education; Marty Fiorentino, regional co-chairman for Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, president of the Fiorentino Group; Fred E. Karlinsky, regional co-chairman for Ft. Lauderdale, Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate; David Rancourt, regional co-chairman for Tallahassee and North Florida, with Southern Strategy Group; and Brent Sembler, regional co-chairman for Tampa Bay, vice chairman of the Sembler Co., a development firm. John Rood of Jacksonville already had been named finance chairman and Steve Burton of Tampa co-chairman.
State GOP chairman Jim Greer: “I am confident in their ability to work with our party’s gracious donors to build the financial resources necessary to ensure that Republicans retain the governor’s mansion, United States Senate seat, and critical Cabinet positions, while building on Republican majorities in our state House, Senate and Congressional delegation.”