José Bermudez has been appointed Managing Director of Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ inaugural team. In this role, José is responsible for organizing and executing events in advance of the January 2019 Florida gubernatorial inauguration.
Governor-elect DeSantis, along with Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nuñez, will be sworn into office January 8, 2019 at the Historic Capitol Building in Tallahassee. Following the ceremony, DeSantis will address Legislative leaders and Cabinet officials, and the day will conclude with the Governor’s Inaugural Ball held at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee.
José, a Senior Government Relations Consultant in Becker’s Government Law & Lobbying Practice, has had the pleasure of working for the four most recent governors of Florida. He previously served as Special Assistant and Governor’s Regional Representative to Governor Rick Scott. As Regional Representative he was part of the Governor’s statewide outreach team with responsibility for Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Collier and Monroe County offices, working with members of the legislature to promote Governor Scott’s economic development agenda and ensure passage of the Governor’s legislative priorities. José also served for the White House Advance Office under President George W. Bush during the 2004 re-election campaign.