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CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Ronald Brisé to Florida Blockchain Task Force


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For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Contact: Katie Strickland, 850.413.2842,
Devin Galetta, 850.413.2842,
CFO Jimmy Patronis Appoints Ronald Brisé to Florida Blockchain Task Force

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis today announced the appointment of former State Representative and Public Service Commissioner Ronald Brisé to the Florida Blockchain Task Force. Brisé is an accomplished, legislative leader and senior executive with more than 20 years of experience in telecom, energy, utilities, government and business. He currently works as the Government Affairs Consultant at Gunster Law Firm.
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, "With a depth of experience in business, government and the telecommunications industries, Ronald Brisé brings a wealth of knowledge to the Blockchain Task Force and will aid in our mission to further understand this technology for the improvement of our great state. It is critical that Florida works to constantly cultivate and embrace innovation and I look forward to the future success of this exciting new task force.”
Ronald Brisé said, "I’m honored to be appointed to Florida’s innovative new Blockchain Task Force and I thank CFO Patronis for the opportunity to research and recommend policies to make Florida a leader in Blockchain technology. I look forward to working with the CFO and my fellow task force members in providing insight into this emerging industry and its possible benefits to local and state government in Florida."
The Task Force will hold its first meeting on September 23, 2019, in Tallahassee. For more information, please visit Florida’s Blockchain Task Force website.

About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).