Episode 33

33. Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine

A hopeful, hard-working, Boston-transplant, Philip Levine will be the first to say he wasn’t a ‘stellar student,’ instead, he would probably attribute his ascension to the upper echelon of Florida politics to his convictions and mentality of hard work. His background in politics...

Episode 32

32. State Senator Denise Grimsley

A fifth-generation Floridian, still living on the same piece of property that she grew up on in Zolfo Springs, Denise Grimsley knows a thing or two about ‘Flo-Grown.’ Grimsley experienced a different childhood than most: her family’s land included a 350-acre citrus grove,...

Episode 31

31. Constitution Revision Commissioner Brecht Heuchan

In a fertile ground for political careers, Brecht Heuchan took a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Florida State, an internship with the House Republican Campaign Committee, and turned it into a lengthy career as the founder of Contribution Link, a...

Episode 30

30. Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter Lucy Morgan

Lucy Morgan is NOT your typical Florida retiree. A long-time veteran of the Florida journalism industry, Lucy has both reported news, as well as made news, while investigating corruption in law enforcement. The accolades are second to the stories she’s collected, not that...

Episode 29

29. UF Professor & Author Mary Adkins

It isn’t just Florida’s enticing attractions and vast ecological diversity that make this state stand out. Florida is also the only state in the union to have an automatic Constitution Review Commission (CRC) which meets every year. Mary Adkins, a Master Legal Skills...

Episode 28

28. Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis

In Panama City Beach, there’s a famous seafood restaurant called Capt. Anderson’s. Owned by the Patronis family since it opened, Capt. Anderson’s has been serving Panama City Beach as for just over fifty years. For Jimmy Patronis, clocking in at Capt. Anderson’s from...