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NATALIE KING

Vice President/COO

Natalie King is a proven governmental and community relations leader in not only the Tampa Bay area, but the State of Florida. Prior to joining RSA Consulting Group in January 2011, Natalie held the position of Community Development with Pepin Distributing Company of Tampa. In this role she represented the Pepin family, the distributorship, The Pepin Academies and Pepin Heart Hospital and was responsible for overseeing community, legislative, and charitable activities. She began working with Pepin in 2007 and continues to serve as their community liaison.

Before joining Pepin Distributing Company, Natalie worked in Public Policy for three years at the Tampa Bay Partnership, the Tampa Bay’s Regional Economic Development Organization serving 8 counties. In this role she was engaged in a variety of policy and legislative issues including Transportation, Healthcare, K-12 Education, Vocational & Higher Education, Water, Energy, Ports & Airports, Workforce Housing, Redevelopment, Growth Management and Tort Reform.

Professional Experience Overview

  • Vice President/COO, RSA Consulting – 2011-Present

  • Community Development, Pepin Distributing Company of Tampa – 2007-2010

  • Public Policy Director, Tampa Bay Partnership– 2004- 2007

Community Involvement

Natalie has enjoyed an extensive involvement with several regional and state-wide, community, charitable and business organizations including:

  • Pepin Academies Foundation, Chair

  • Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists, Member

  • Associated Industries of Florida, Member

  • Brandon Chamber of Commerce, Member

  • Take Stock in Children, Board Member

  • Tampa Bay Partnership, Member

  • Florida Tax Watch, Executive Committee Board Member

  • Florida Chamber of Commerce, Past Member

  • Florida Chamber of Commerce, Political Institute, Past Member

  • Florida Chamber Regional Political Action Committee, Past Board Member

  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Member

  • Hillsborough County Arts Council, Member

  • Network of Executive Woman, Past Member

  • Pepin Academies Hillsborough, Past Board Vice Chair

  • Pepin Academies Pasco, Vice Chair

  • Pepin Heart Hospital, Advisory Committee, Past Member Legislative Affairs Committee Chair

  • Pepin Heart Hospital, Fundraising/Gala Committee, Past Member (Acting Chair on behalf of Tom Pepin)

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal Business Woman of the Year Finalist

  • 2010 Tampa Bay Business Journal Young Business Woman of the Year Finalist

  • 2008 FL Chamber Business Advocacy of the Year Award

  • 2008 Humana Community Business Panel

  • 2003-2004 Outstanding Graduating Senior Department of Communication,
    Cal Poly Pomona

Education

  • Natalie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from California Polytechnic State University