The dream team


carol bracy


VICE PRESIDENT / MANAGING PARTNER

TALLAHASSEE


carol@BALLARDPARTNERS.COM

Carol has been an integral part of the firm for over ten years, providing a diverse client portfolio with political, strategic and policy direction before the Florida Legislature, Executive Branch, and Cabinet agencies. Her range of experience includes work on corporate, public sector, and non-profit issues, including but not limited to, appropriations, economic development, emerging technologies, commerce, health care, education, and regulatory matters.

Carol’s legislative career spans over two decades holding leadership roles during her tenure. Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Carol served as chief of staff to Lieutenant Governor Toni Jennings. In this capacity, Carol assisted in the development and implementation of Governor Jeb Bush’s Commission on the Future of Space & Aeronautics in Florida. The Commission’s efforts led to the passage and implementation of the Space Florida Act, which created a new aerospace agency for the state and provided $35 million in state appropriations for NASA’s Crew Exploration Vehicle project.

Carol’s professional experience also includes more than 10 years representing Florida’s 67 counties and their elected officials at the state and federal levels. During her time at the Florida Association of Counties, she served as the interim executive director and the legislative director working on a variety of public policy areas such as health care, community development, local government administration and governance, finance and tax, workforce housing, and appropriations issues.

Carol serves as a Board member and Secretary of the Alzheimer’s Project, Inc., a Tallahassee based non-profit organization dedicated to providing relief and respite for caregivers of persons suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or other memory impairments.