July 31, 2015

Edward Briggs – Consultant

Edward is known in Florida as one of the state’s rising stars in Florida politics.  Born and raised in Tallahassee Florida.  Edward attended Trinity Catholic School and John Paul II Catholic High School.  Upon graduation from high school, he attended Florida State University and received a B.S. in Exercise Science.

Prior to joining RSA Consulting Group in February 2013, Edward was the Grassroots Coordinator for Senator Tom Lee’s reelection 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.

Edward was also a successful Campaign Manager in 2014 for both Melissa Snively’s School Board race and Stacy White’s County Commission race.

Edward also enjoys being involved in the community.  He currently is a member of both the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.  His also sits on Emerge Tampa Bay’s, Tampa’s Premier group for Young Professionals, Voice Committee.

Edward was also named one of Florida Politics 30 Under 30 Rising Stars in Florida Politics of 2015.