JEFF JOHNSTON | MANAGING PARTNER & LOBBYIST
Jeff’s reputation in Tallahassee is a truly excellent one, stemming from his close relationships. Additionally, his expertise in the legislative, budgetary and political process is widely respected by legislators and staff alike.
Through years of hard work and dedication, Jeff has risen to become one of the most powerful lobbyists in Tallahassee. His close and extensive relationships, allow him to access legislators and members of the executive branch in a way unequivocal to others. Jeff’s leadership, competitive spirit, and understanding of Florida’s business industries has been instrumental in providing strategy and direction to Florida’s largest, most recognized businesses. He has proven himself to be a thoughtful leader and partner with a proven track record of delivering solutions for complex issues.
When not in Session, Jeff can be found traveling throughout the state, participating in fundraising and political party events on behalf of the firm and its clients. He is sought after by clients, legislators and candidates alike to consult on campaign and fundraising strategies, with the understanding that his and the firm’s support will open doors in Tallahassee.
Jeff was born in Smithtown, New York, raised in Tampa Bay and received his business management degree from Saint Leo University. He and his wife, Cristina, have two daughters, Juliana, age 15 and Jasmine, age 13, and reside in Tampa. Jeff serves on the board of Balanced Life Warriors, a not-for-profit that works with veterans suffering from PTSD.