Governance's Mission is simple; bringing solutions to local governments.
Governance, Incorporated, was formed in 1999 as a resource company for local governments across the state of Florida. As President of the Florida League of Cities, Scott Maddox traveled to every city in the state of Florida on the Mayor on the Move Tour – meeting with elected and appointed officials across the state. The relationships formed on that tour have been invaluable – and as such - The initial mission of Governance was simple. To provide private sector solutions to those cities, as well as counties, school districts, and local government authorities in the state of Florida.
Since that time Governance has expanded, adding professionals, and offering services throughout the southeast.
Our professionals have included speakers of the house, a
president of the senate, a lieutenant governor, a secretary of state, state
representatives, council presidents, mayors, a chief of staff to the mayor,
county commissioners, law enforcement officers, three past presidents of both
the Florida League of Cities and National League of Cities.
With Governance’s vast public policy
experience we offer resources to local governments, such as consulting
services, training, research, and an annual banquet recognizing excellence in
We specifically seek out private
sector clients that offer innovative solutions to local government challenges –
and we are the one firm that can offer the ability to market those solutions to
all of Florida’s