The Executive Committee of Enterprise Florida’s Board of Directors today held a conference call and unanimously approved Mike Grissom as Interim President and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI).
Joe York, Vice Chairman of the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors said, “Enterprise Florida’s Executive Committee is proud to select Mike Grissom as EFI’s Interim President and CEO. Mike has demonstrated great leadership during his tenure at EFI and I look forward to working with him as we continue our efforts to expand and diversify the state’s economy.”
Grissom joined EFI in March of 2015 as Vice President of External Affairs, and currently serves as Executive Vice President. In addition to serving as interim CEO, he will maintain his role in leading EFI’s legislative and external affairs efforts.
“I am honored to serve as Enterprise Florida’s Interim President and CEO, and am grateful to the Executive Committee for their vote of confidence,” said Grissom. “I am excited to lead EFI as we work with our Board of Directors and stakeholders statewide to make Florida the leader in job creation.”
Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a partnership between Florida’s businesses and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for Florida. EFI facilitates job growth through recruitment and retention, international trade and exporting, promotion of sporting events, and capital funding programs to assist small and minority businesses. EFI launched “Florida | The Future is Here” to promote the state as the nation’s premier business destination.