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EDWARD BRIGGS

Director of Community & Governmental Affairs

For nearly 10 years, Edward Briggs has played an active role in local and state policy making. Prior to joining RSA Consulting Group in February 2013, Edward was the Grassroots Coordinator for Senator Tom Lee’s campaign in Brandon, FL and assisted Senator Lee by serving as his Legislative Aide during the transition to Tallahassee. As Grassroots Coordinator, Edward was responsible for organizing hundreds of volunteers, coordinating events and working with the many local organizations that supported the campaign.

Before taking the Grassroots Coordinator position, Edward worked for the Republican Party of Florida in Tallahassee in Senate Campaigns. As such, Edward worked directly in support of key leaders in the Senate. His outstanding work ethic and can-do attitude in this position directly led to his selection to help coordinate Senator Lee’s campaign.

Professional Experience Overview

  • Director of Community & Governmental Affairs, RSA Consulting – 2013 – Present

  • Grassroots Coordinator, Republican Party of Florida – 2012 – 2013

Community Involvement

  • Brandon Sports & Aquatics Center, Board Member

  • Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists, Member

  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Past Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay Member

Honors and Awards

  • 2018 Brevard County Sheriff's Office Distinguished Merit Award

  • Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Brandon Class of 2017

  • 2015 Florida Politics 30 Under 30

Education

  • Edward attended Florida State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science