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CFO Jimmy Patronis Reappoints Sophia E. Eccleston to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women

12/10/2019

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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Contact: Katie Strickland, 850.413.2842, katie.strickland@myfloridacfo.com
Devin Galetta, 850.413.2842, devin.galetta@myfloridacfo.com
 
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis Reappoints Sophia E. Eccleston to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women
 
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis reappoints Sophia E. Eccleston to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Her new term expires December 31, 2023.
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, "I am proud to reappoint Sophia E. Eccleston to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women to continue her to work to provide broad insight to the matters most critical to women and their families. Sophia has a background of serving not only the Sunshine State in multiple capacities, but also our country in our military.”
 
Sophia E. Eccleston said, "As a veteran who have served this country, I’m honored to be appointed by CFO Jimmy Patronis to continue my service to the causes of women in our great state of Florida.”
 
Eccleston served for over four years in the military on both active and reserve duty. While in the military, she supported the peacekeeping mission in Bosnia. Currently, Eccleston is the External Affairs Manager for Florida Power & Light Company in Palm Beach County.
 
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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).