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Aetna is a Fortune 50 Company, dedicated to diversity, serving an estimated 46.5 million people with a mission of making them happier and healthier, one person at a time.  By providing information, tools and services to make better informed decisions about their health and well being, Aetna is meeting that goal. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services

AshBritt

AshBritt is a national rapid-response emergency management, turn-key logistics, and disaster debris removal contractor. Since its inception in 1992, AshBritt has conducted over 500 disaster response missions and 52 special environmental projects, successfully serving more than 600 clients across the United States. The AshBritt team has been directly involved in the recovery efforts of more than 108 federally declared disasters in over 30 states, responding to major weather events, like Hurricanes Ian, Harvey, Irma, and Michael, wildfires in northern California, historic flooding in Kentucky, and mobilizing during the COVID-19 pandemic to administer more than 1 million vaccines across 20 states. Through the AshBritt Foundation, AshBritt supports communities where our team lives and works, investing more than $15 million across the U.S. Learn more at AshBritt.com.  

We are Blue Line Solutions – and we’re not like other traffic safety companies. Built by cops for cops, our founders are veteran police enforcement officers who blend 106 total years of expertise with a passion to save lives. In our school zones, on our street, highways and construction zones. We’re guided by an unwavering promise…to reduce vehicle speed, increase safety and equip our police agencies with superior intelligence to stop crimes…proactively and effectively. We partner with our communities – from parents to government – to make it all happen. And we’re also the industry’s only mission-focused organization, firmly grounded on the principles for giving back and honoring the fallen.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company. Our businesses reach hundreds of millions of customers, viewers, and guests worldwide. We deliver world-class broadband, wireless, and video through Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky; produce, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through brands including NBC, Telemundo, Universal, Peacock, and Sky; and bring incredible theme parks and attractions to life through Universal Destinations & Experiences. For more information, visit: https://florida.comcast.com

The Florida Association of Counties Trust (FACT) was established in 1989 as not-for-profit public entity risk pool, to serve the unique needs of Florida Counties. It was formed by and is owned by Florida Counties. FACT is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of representatives from the participating member counties.

 

FACT’s goal is to deliver:

  • Broad Liability coverages specifically designed to protect our Counties

  • Competitive, stable pricing that is reasonable and predictable

  • Broad risk management programs that are an extension of your staff

  • Aggressive claims management and defense of questionable claims

The Florida Local Government Finance Program is a flexible, low-interest, short- to medium-term loan program geared toward helping local governments meet their many infrastructure and capital needs. Funding acquired through the program has been used for landfills, water and sewer facilities, courthouses, spring training complexes, library construction, beach re-nourishment and more. The Florida Local Government Finance Program was created in 1991 and has loaned over $2.5 billion to Florida’s counties, cities, school boards and special districts. The program is administered by the Florida Association of Counties.

 

“Experienced Professionals Working Together to Serve Florida Communities”

Florida Power & Light Company – As America’s largest electric utility, Florida Power & Light Company serves more customers and sells more power than any other utility, providing clean, reliable electricity to approximately 5.9 million accounts, or more than 12 million people. www.fpl.com

FPL hosted a webinar for FAC membership on June 3, 2020 titled “Planning & Working with Utilities During the Pandemic & Hurricane Season.” To watch that webinar, please click here

Innovative Emergency Management (IEM)

As the largest woman- and minority-owned firm of its kind, IEM has nearly 40 years of experience managing and responding to unprecedented events with the expertise, innovative strategies, and digital tools to prepare for and overcome disruptions and help communities build resilience. Whether a disaster, crisis, or community risk, IEM ensures rapid response and recovery to mitigate the impact of future crises.

NEWS ARTICLE: The Emergence of “Early Recovery” in Emergency Management: Adapting to the Reality of 21st Century Disasters

Inspired Technologies was created by combining the experience of two complementary technology practices; comprehensive networking and strategic consulting. The best of both worlds exists in Inspired Technologies, providing government customers with complete technology solutions. As the public increasingly demands an integrated solution to business technology, Inspired Technologies is positioned to excel. 

Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc. is a Florida-based Florida-focused consulting firm specializing in engineering and environmental services.  For 50 years, they have provided infrastructure solutions to counties throughout Florida. Their expertise covers various projects, including water and wastewater utilities, water quality and supply, solid waste, stormwater, roads, site development, and GIS/asset management.  Jones Edmunds has extensive experience in local communities and offers comprehensive project services, including construction administration, funding, and resilience while staying up-to-date with emerging technologies.  They are committed to improving the quality of life in Florida counties by upholding its company values of Integrity, Knowledge, and Service.

Nabors, Giblin and Nickerson (NG&N) is a law firm which limits its practice to representing local governments. The practice of NG&N is divided into the following practice areas: Public Finance, Local Government Law, Litigation and Appellate Law, Public Utilities Law, Employment Law, Land Use and Real Estate Law, and Special Project Financing. NG&N is a leading bond counsel firm in Florida for the financing of local government infrastructure. NG&N is a leader in advancing the development of home rule revenue options and home rule implementation of intergovernmental cooperative programs, and public/private partnerships. NG&N is the County Attorney to both Wakulla County and Okaloosa County, Florida overseeing the resolution of a wide range of legal issues the counties faces on a daily basis. NG&N maintains offices in Tallahassee, Tampa, and Plantation. For more information call Mark Mustian, Firm President, at (850) 224-4070.

Founded in 1973, Nationwide is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nationwide Financial Services and is associated with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Nationwide is a market leader in supplemental retirement defined contribution plans for public safety and governmental employees. Nationwide provides plan administration, comprehensive investments, and communication/education services to over 7,800 government sector defined contribution retirement plans with 1.60 million participants and $50 billion in public sector assets under management*. Nationwide’s programs include 457(b), 401(a), and Post Employment Health Plan (PEHP). For more information contact our Regional Office in Boca Raton Florida. The toll-free number is (800) 432-0822.

Helping America prepare for and live in retirement

The OnSyte system represents a performance breakthrough for distributed treatment. In fact, the OnSyte system achieves total nitrogen reduction in excess of 80% and outstanding reductions in BOD, TSS, and coliform bacteria. The key to achieving advanced wastewater treatment at this small scale is the patent pending OnSyte Performance programmable logic controller (PLC), operating in a networked environment (commonly called the Internet of Things, or IOT). The network of OnSyte DWTUs is remotely monitored by a licensed wastewater operator who will optimize system performance and perform remote supervisory control if a unit is operating out of specification.

Polimorphic is the first Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software specifically built for local governments. Polimorphic replaces physical file-based workflows with digital ones. Polimorphic is the single-source of truth about your constituents and the services they need.

Cashvest by threeplusone

For public sector and higher Ed institutions, cashVest is the proven data partner that simplifies cash, banking, and investment-management decisions, so finance officers can maximize the value of all cash with greater confidence.

The public finance leaders we serve find the cashVest platform saves them time, increases interest income, provides necessary savings, and helps them make the most effective use of taxpayers’ dollars.

cashVest allows you to see more, so you can do more, all without added stress on your staff.

Threeplusone hosted a webinar on May 20, 2020 titled “Making the Most of Your County Cash Flow During COVID-19.” To watch the webinar, please click here

GOLD PARTNERS

Although their business has evolved over the years, one constant for Amazon is customers’ desire for lower prices, better selection, and convenient services. Today, Amazon shoppers can find what they’re looking for online and in person. From delivering fresh produce to their doorstep to creating and distributing movies, music, and more, they are always finding new ways to delight our customers. Their passion for delighting customers drives them to constantly invent on their behalf. Working backward from customer needs, they’re constantly seeking to improve our services, add benefits and features, and invent new products. With this in mind, over the years they’ve launched innovative services such as Prime, Alexa and their family of Echo devices, award-winning entertainment, and exclusive Amazon products.

Government Services Group INC, serving the local, state and federal government. The GSG team does not just offer advice, our staff has experience at many different levels of government, and we understand that unique and ongoing challenges every government faces. We are private sector, looking for the places in which each of our employees bring unique advantages to leverage outcomes. We work hard and it reflects through our service with 60 counties, 89 cities, 15 special districts, and the federal government. 
To learn more visit www.weservegovernments.com

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed internet and voice services. We’re one of the world’s largest providers of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider.* And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.

Additional information about AT&T products and services is available at http://about.att.com. Follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/att.

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*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; and voice roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.

Duke Energy, a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C,. is one of America’s largest energy holding companies. Our electric utilities serve 8.2 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, collectively own 50,000 megawatts of energy capacity. Our natural gas unit serves 1.6 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky. Our company employs 28,000 people.
We’re executing an aggressive clean energy transition to achieve our goals of net-zero methane emissions from our natural gas business and at zero carbon emissions by 2050. The 2050 net-zero goals also include Scope 2 and certain Scope 3 emissions. In addition, we’re investing in major electric grid enhancements and energy storage, and exploring zero-emission power generation technologies such as hydrogen and advanced nuclear. 
Making a difference for a brighter tomorrow, please click here for more information. 

Meet the dynamic duo behind Elite Medical Response: a Firefighter and a Healthcare Executive. Frustrated by the industry’s delays, stagnation, and inadequate services, they joined forces to revolutionize healthcare transportation. Their brainchild, Elite Medical Response, was born from a passion to improve arrival times, adapt to evolving healthcare demands, and elevate professionalism through cutting-edge training. Committed to excellence, they set a new standard with state-of-the-art dispatch services, ensuring timely, top-notch care to their valued healthcare partners. 

Discover more about Elite Medical Response, by clicking here. 

Founded in 1979, GrantWorks is a national provider of highly specialized grant administration, program management, and technical consulting services for state and local governments in the areas of infrastructure, housing, community and economic development, broadband, disaster recovery, mitigation, and resilience. Over the past 44+ years, the purpose-driven firm has secured and managed over $8 billion in federal and state grant-funded projects while helping over 600 of our nation’s communities become smarter, stronger, and more resilient. 

Discover more about GrantWorks, by clicking here. 
No one should have to worry about unexpected bills during or after an emergency. MASA is the industry-leading medical transportation coverage provider. See how MASA can help shield you from the sudden financial shock of medical emergency transportation bills.

Discover more about MASA, by clicking here. 

Verizon is a global leader delivering innovative communications and technology solutions that improve the way our customers live, work, learn and play.

 

On July 8, 2020, Verizon hosted a webinar for FAC membership titled “5G, Public Safety & Cybersecurity.” Click here to watch the webinar.

Waste Management’s Florida Area provides collection, recycling, transfer, and disposal service to municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers throughout the State of Florida (except the Panhandle, which is serviced by our Gulf Coast Area) and a portion of south Georgia. Our nearly 5,000 employees operate 32 hauling facilities, 18 active landfills, 23 transfer stations, three Material Recovery Facilities, four C&D recycling centers, and one organics recycling facility. As the leading provider of comprehensive environmental services in North America, we are proud to provide our customers with safe, professional service every day. We are also committed to enhancing the communities where we work and live, as well as acting as stewards for the environment. Check out how Waste Management can service you, by clicking here. 
WGI is a national design and professional services firm leading in technology-based solutions for the construction of public infrastructure and real estate development. 
At WGI, we’re creatively transforming how our world is envisioned, designed, and experienced

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Cigna HealthcareSM is a health benefits provider that advocates for better health through every stage of life.  As the health benefits provider for The Cigna GroupSM, we guide our customers through the health care system, empowering them with the information and insight they need to make the best choices for improving their health and vitality.  To learn more click here. 
The Florida Center for Cybersecurity, also known as Cyber Florida, was created by the Florida State Legislature in 2014 to help Florida become a national leader in cybersecurity education, academic and practical research, and community outreach and engagement. While the University of South Florida serves as our host institution, providing administrative and budget support and oversight, Cyber Florida operates on behalf of the State of Florida at large, engaging a large and growing list of public and private partners to achieve our mission. To learn more click here. 
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. They serve millions of people from their earliest years through their working lives and through retirement. To learn more click here.