Earl Jones, Jr.
Earl Jones, Jr. serves as Principal for The Fiorentino Group. In this role, Earl utilizes his experience developed over many years working in Florida’s lawmaking process to assist our clients with the implementation of successful government relations strategies and legislative action plans.
Earl previously served as Chief Legislative Aide to former State Representative Tracie Davis (D-Jacksonville), who is now a Member of the Florida Senate. Earl was also top aide to former Representative Reggie Fullwood (D-Jacksonville) during his time in the Florida House of Representatives. Throughout his 11 years working in the Florida Legislature, Earl assisted with drafting legislation and bill amendments, managing the progress of policy initiatives and appropriations projects throughout the legislative process, and working with various industry stakeholders on a variety of federal, state and local issues. In addition, Earl frequently served as liaison between Representatives Davis and Fullwood and a variety of community organizations, attending numerous legislative and community events and working with constituents and others on their behalf.
During his time working in the Florida Legislature, Earl formed a valuable network of contacts in Tallahassee, and developed strong personal and professional relationships with elected and appointed officials in Northeast Florida and beyond, which is a tremendous asset to our team.
With a strong dedication to community service, Earl has also been a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida as well as Take Stock in Children for over eight years. Upon leaving his role with the Legislature, Earl served as Area Development Director for Hunger Fight, a nonprofit organization working to end hunger and illiteracy for Florida children.
Earl holds a degree in Community Health from the University of North Florida. Originally from New Jersey, he has made Jacksonville his home for more than 20 years. Earl is a proud “Girl dad” who gives his time and effort to make a difference in the community.