2010 Up & Comers: Ron Pierce

RSA Consulting Group LLC, president

Work history and accomplishments: In 2009, I decided to follow my entrepreneurial instincts and started a government relations consulting firm. As president of RSA Consulting Group, I represent several organizations including the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Association of Community Health Centers and many more.

Mentor: Former Senate President Tom Lee. He taught me to never forget who you are, where you came from and who helped you along your way.