Terry Miller and Elaine Sarlo Barraco Join Ballard Partners’ Fort Myers Office

Terry Miller is joining Ballard Partners, one of the top government relations firms in the United States, as a Partner in its Fort Myers office. Elaine Sarlo Barraco is also joining the Fort Myers office as a Senior Associate.

“Terry’s success and reputation in Southwest Florida adds a significant new dimension of expertise to our Fort Myers team led by Managing Partner Dane Eagle,” said Brian Ballard, the firm’s President and Founder. “With Terry and Elaine joining Dane in Fort Myers, our presence and capability there is second to none.”

As founder of a Southwest Florida based political consulting and public affairs firm, Miller has assisted corporate clients in traversing the intricate web of government and public relations and has navigated dozens of political campaigns at all levels of government. These experiences have helped him build relationships with officials at the local, state, and federal levels and earned him the accolade of one of the most influential people in Florida politics in 2022. Miller also has extensive corporate experience in the private sector and previously worked in the Florida House of Representatives.

“I am honored to join Ballard Partners and I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued success in Southwest Florida,” said Miller.

Sarlo Barraco is experienced in developing and executing community relations strategies for corporate clients and coordinating campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels. Previously, Elaine served as the Southwest Florida Regional Director for U.S. Senator Marco Rubio. She has served on the Lee County Conservation Land Acquisition and Stewardship Advisory Committee and the Metropolitan Planning Organization Citizens Advisory Board.