About Marnie

MARNIE GEORGE

Senior Government Affairs Advisor

Marnie is a government affairs professional with more than 30 years of experience in Florida, including lobbying the Florida legislature, state agencies, the Florida Cabinet, and executive branch on behalf of state and national organizations. She has experience working with the legislative process and holds a reputation for honesty and integrity with the many bipartisan relationships with staff and elected officials on numerous issues that she has developed. 

Before joining Team JB, Marnie was the founder of The George Group—a public affairs consulting firm representing state and national clients, and has represented AAA Auto Club South, a three-million-member organization in Florida, the National Safety Council, Ford Motor Company, Habitat for Humanity of Florida and the Florida Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. She has received national recognition for her years of work on safety legislation and awareness, earning the State Highway Safety Champion Award for Florida–from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety. In 2021, Marnie was awarded the State Law Resources “Peck Fox" President's Award. 

She previously served as legislative affairs director for the Department of Business Regulation and started the agency’s public information office serving as agency spokesperson while heading up the legislative office. She was selected by the Executive Office of the Governor to join the start-up team of the Florida Lottery as legislative affairs manager. Later, the Lottery secretary tapped her to manage the affairs of the first-ever Florida Lottery Commission, and was also named a top employee with superior service for her work. 

 

Affiliations 

  • State Law Resources, Inc. Board of Directors; Marketing Committee, Co-Chair, 2020-2022 

  • Leadership Tallahassee, Class XVIII 

  • The Economic Club of Florida 

  • The Bolles School Board of Visitors 2014-2021 

  • National Society of Colonial Dames of America 

  • Tallahassee Junior League 

 

Civic & Charitable 

  • Housing Finance Authority of Leon County, Chair 2020-2021, Board Member 2016-Present 

  • Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, President Friends of Maclay Gardens, 2021-Present; Board Member 2016-Present 

  • Durward Neighborhood Association, President 1999-2016