With over twenty years of experience, our firm has the relationships, business acumen and industry experience to meet your public and government needs.
Sharon Smoley has 20 years experience working with the Central Florida Community where she specializes in creating local government and community relations strategies as well as building coalitions to address complex issues locally and in Tallahassee.
She has experience in bringing together diverse groups of community stakeholders to reach a common goal, pass legislation, ordinances or permitting issues.
Our team is focused on helping our corporate and public agency clients with their community relations, grassroots advocacy and mobilization programs. We have a broad network of community influencers across Florida with regional hubs located in the Capital, Central and South Florida. We provide our clients with an experienced team and a diversity of resources to meet their statewide project needs.
Sharon Smoley is the founder of Central Florida Public Affairs, a practice specializing in government relations and community engagement throughout Central Florida. With almost two decades of experience working with the Central Florida Community, Smoley specializes in creating local government and community relations strategies as well as building coalitions to address complex issues locally and in Tallahassee. She has experience in bringing together diverse groups of community stakeholders to reach a common goal, pass legislation, ordinances or permitting issues.
Rick Asnani is the founder and president of Cornerstone Solutions, a national political consulting, community relations and public affairs firm. He has 25 years of campaign, strategic communications and issue management experience. Asnani has guided Fortune 100 companies and other corporate, trade association and campaign clients to organize and implement political, crisis management and grassroots advocacy campaigns.
Gil Ziffer is the founder and president of Ziffer Stansberry. Beginning in 1990, following a decade of working for others in advertising and communications, Ziffer took the leap and started his own business and has since been delivering comprehensive marketing and communication strategies for a wide range of private and public organizations. In 2009, Ziffer was appointed to the Tallahassee City Commission to fill a vacancy and won election in 2010 and re-election in 2014.