The dream team


jose felix diaz


MANAGING PARTNER
EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT

MIAMI


diaz@BALLARDPARTNERS.COM

As an attorney, advisor, and four-term elected official, Jose Felix has consistently been recognized as one of the rising stars in government affairs over the past decade.  In 2010, Jose was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, where he served for seven years.  Jose ascended quickly to the leadership ranks of the legislature, where he chaired the Energy & Utilities, Regulatory Affairs, and Commerce committees.

 Known for his fundraising prowess and sharp political instincts, Jose was recruited to serve on the Republican State Leadership Committee’s Future Majority Project Board, to help recruit and retain minority candidates throughout the United States. He also served as Chairman of the Legislative Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission.

 During his legislative tenure, Jose was elected as chair of the Miami-Dade Legislative Delegation, where he led his colleagues during a period of sustained and successful bipartisanship.  A Columbia Law School graduate, Jose has significant international, federal, state, and local government affairs experience and legal acumen.  Early in his law career, Jose gained a reputation for being a tenacious advocate for clients in contract procurement, international law, public private partnerships, complex legal, and land use and zoning matters.

 Jose has been recognized as one of the “Top 100” Lobbyists in America by the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics and as one of the “South Florida Power 100” by City & State Magazine, among other awards.

 Jose serves on the Board of Directors of multiple organizations, including the National Recreation and Park Association, the Orange Bowl Committee, the Bakehouse Arts Complex, and the Millennial Action Project.  He is also currently the Chairman of the Zoo Miami Foundation.