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John Medina Appointed for
2014-2015 Term in Southwest Florida
TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 4 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber today announced John Medina, President, Investments and Insurance of First Commerce Credit Union, has been appointed to a 1-year term as the Florida Chamber’s Tallahassee Regional Board Chair.
“Being the Florida Chamber’s Tallahassee Regional Board Chair is an exciting opportunity to bring together small and large businesses over the Florida Chamber’s pro-business initiatives,” said John Medina, President, Investments and Insurance of First Commerce Credit Union. “Tallahassee is the center of all legislative decisions that keep Florida moving in the right direction and First Commerce Credit Union is proud to support the Florida Chamber in their efforts to keep moving Florida forward.”
Medina was appointed by Steve Knopik, President and CEO of Bealls, Inc. and Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and will work directly to rally Tallahassee business leaders with Florida legislative leaders to create the most competitive business environment.
“John Medina is a prime example of how small businesses are the source of 2 out of 3 jobs in Florida, and why fighting for free enterprise is so important,” said Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber. “In his role as a Florida Chamber Regional Board Chair, John will champion the Florida Chamber’s mission to secure Florida’s future.”
Medina is one of twelve regional chairs that are a part of the Florida Chamber’s Regional Board Chair Program.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and the state’s largest federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations, aggressively representing small and large businesses from every industry and every region. The Florida Chamber works within all branches of government to affect those changes set forth in the annual Florida Business Agenda, and which are seen as critical to secure Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber works closely with its Political Operations and the Florida Chamber Foundation. Visit www.FloridaChamber.com for more information.