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The Fiorentino Group Hires Former Florida Department of Transportation Exec Shannan Dunaway Schuessler

Shannan Dunaway Schuessler

Shannan Schuessler will be joining The Fiorentino Group in Tallahassee.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (January 29, 2019) – The Fiorentino Group (TFG), one of Florida’s leading government relations and business development firms, today announced that Shannan Dunaway Schuessler has joined their team as principal in its Tallahassee office.

Schuessler joins TFG from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), where she served as Chief of Staff and Director of Legislative Affairs. During her time with FDOT, Schuessler assisted with the supervision and operation of all department activities, including policy development, responsibility for 6,200 employees and a $10 billion annual budget. She also served as the primary liaison for FDOT with other state agencies and local governments to advance multimodal transportation projects and priorities.

“We are looking forward to Shannan becoming part of our team,” said TFG founder and president Marty Fiorentino. “With technology changing the transportation landscape almost daily, Shannan’s experience and knowledge of state transportation issues will be invaluable to our clients.”

In her new position, Schuessler will continue to utilize her skills in legislative affairs and policy development and to create strategies to assist TFG clients with transportation issues as well as business, economic development and local government issues.

“I am excited and honored to be joining The Fiorentino Group,” said Schuessler. “I look forward to remaining a part of the Tallahassee community and using my professional relationships and experience to assist clients in navigating state government.”

About The Fiorentino Group: TFG is a full-service government relations and business development firm with offices in Jacksonville and Tallahassee. The firm provides a broad range of consulting services to Fortune 500 companies and other highly regarded organizations looking to influence public policy and create new business opportunities. Founded in 2002, the firm is distinguished by their unparalleled relationships with decision-makers, their work on complex issues and their more than 50-years of combined experience in state, local and federal government relations. For more information, please visit www.thefiorentinogroup.com.