The SWFL Inc. team is excited to announce the hiring of Josh Goergen as its Government Relations Manager. Goergen joins the SWFL Inc. staff with a background in legislative affairs.
“I am thrilled to be at SWFL Inc. and look forward to working closely with local elected officials and our legislative delegation to keep Southwest Florida a business-friendly climate,” said Goergen of the new role. “Because SWFL Inc. is the regional chamber of commerce and it represents so many business members, we have the ability to make a significant impact for the entire community.”
Goergen worked previously as a legislative assistant for State Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto and then for State Senator Ray Rodrigues. He graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration at Florida Gulf Coast University. At SWFL Inc., Goergen will track and act on legislative activities that will influence the Southwest Florida business community and quality of life for all residents.
Tiffany Esposito, President and CEO of SWFL Inc., said she’s thrilled to bring Goergen to the team.
“Everything we do at SWFL Inc. centers around supporting our region’s businesses, especially small businesses who need active representation in the legislative process,” Esposito said. “This new role is all about making sure what happens on a local, state and federal level is good for our local businesses, and we are thrilled to have Josh working for businesses in SWFL.”
To Stay up to date on legislation and political activity that may impact local businesses, sign up for SWFL Inc.’s policy updates at SWFLinc.com/legislative-updates-sign-up. Contact Josh Goergen at Josh@SWFLinc.com.