Platinum Partners

 

 

 

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

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 is the largest energy company in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold, serving more than five million customer accounts or an estimated 10 million+ people across the state of Florida. FPL's typical 1,000-kWh residential customer bill is approximately 30 percent lower than the latest national average and among the lowest in the U.S. FPL's service reliability is better than 99.98 percent, and its highly fuel-efficient power plant fleet is one of the cleanest among all electric companies nationwide. The company was recognized in 2018 as one of the most trusted U.S. electric utilities by Market Strategies International for the fifth consecutive year. A leading Florida employer with approximately 8,700 employees, FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Florida-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), a clean energy company widely recognized for its efforts in sustainability, ethics and diversity, and has been ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune's 2019 list of "World's Most Admired Companies." NextEra Energy is also the parent company of Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout Northwest Florida, and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.GulfPower.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.
 
FPL hosted a webinar for FAC membership on June 3, 2020 titled "Planing & Working with Utilities During the Pandemic & Hurricane Season." To watch that webinar, please click here

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

Jones Edmunds & Associates, Inc. is a Florida-based engineering and environmental consulting firm that has had the privilege of serving the infrastructure and environmental needs for counties throughout the state of Florida since 1974. Jones Edmunds’ expertise serves counties on a broad range of projects – from utilities and water resource enhancement projects, to solid waste, transportation, and GIS/asset management.  Additionally, they offer a unique perspective on the integration of water resources to protect and improve both water quality and water supply in our state.  Jones Edmunds is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the counties they serve through their commitment to 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

OMNIA Partners is the largest and most trusted purchasing organization for public sector procurement. We have brought together the nation’s two leading cooperative purchasing organizations – National IPA and U.S. Communities – under one roof to form OMNIA Partners, Public Sector. The collective buying power of these unified cooperatives delivers superior value and savings for public agencies nationwide.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

 

Cashvest by threeplusone provides a new and unparalleled level of liquidity analysis and data services for local, county, school district and community college governing bodies. It uses proprietary algorithms to produce data-driven analysis and time-horizon evaluations that are applied to generate maximum value on current cash deposits.
 
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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

SMART COMMUNITIES PLAN FOR MOBILE. As America’s Un-carrier, T-Mobile US is redefining the way Floridians receive wireless services. With nearly 4,000 employees in Florida, the company operates 1,000 T-Mobile and MetroPCS retail stores throughout the Sunshine State. Wireless services are essential to our lives and represent the opportunity to address some of the most pressing needs our communities face from public safety, to access to health care and transportation to economic development. We support local governments’ plans to meet the demands of their residents and businesses through reliable mobile services. Robust wireless networks must constantly improve connectivity and are essential to the next generation of wireless: 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT). T-Mobile is committed to collaborating with all levels of government to share information and recommendations that enhance current 4G and future network infrastructure technologies.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

OnBoard is a comprehensive and secure virtual meeting platform that helps public bodies govern effectively. To have better, more strategic meetings. It drives real-time collaboration and helps council members, directors, and civic leaders make better decisions more efficiently, and garner the public trust.  Join more than 2000+ organizations who are already using our platform as their meeting management solution.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

Gold Partners

 

 

 

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.
© 2017 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the Globe logo and other marks are trademarks and service marks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.
*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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

With a long and distinguished history in serving the needs of its public and private sector clients, Bryant Miller Olive is viewed today as a firm of attorneys with closely related specialty practices, including public finance, state and local government, and structured and project finance. While the firm’s practice has expanded well beyond the area of public finance and beyond the State of Florida, for the past 10 years the Securities Data Company has consistently ranked Bryant Miller Olive as the number one bond counsel practice in Florida based upon the number of bond issues completed statewide each year.
The firm’s philosophy is to assign a team of lawyers with complementary skills, expertise, and experience to a client in order to provide the highest quality and most responsive service. For more than 40 years, Bryant Miller Olive has provided its clients with legal expertise, sophistication, and detail-oriented service.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

 

 

 

Innovative Emergency Management (IEM) is an emergency management and disaster recovery consulting firm dedicated to building a safe, secure, and resilient world. We provide services and expertise at every stage of the emergency management cycle—from preparedness and prevention/protection to mitigation, response, and recovery. Working alongside our customers, we achieve effective and measurable results that reduce costs, increase efficiencies, speed decision making, and – most importantly – save lives.
 
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Library Systems & Services (LS&S) partners with local governments to drive strong communities through library vitality. Leveraging more than three decades of experience in library best practices and efficient service-oriented methods, LS&S delivers library excellence to better reach, engage and serve communities. L&S offers a full range of library operation and management services, which come to life in more than 80 communities across the U.S. 
 
Library System & Services (LS&S) hosted a webinar on June 17, 2020 titled "Making the Most of Libraries During COVID-19." To watch this webinar, please click 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    

    

    

 

Witt O’Brien’s specializes in disaster management for federal, state, territory, tribal and local governments. We partner with governments to help prepare for disaster and to build back stronger if it strikes. We are a global leader in emergency and crisis management surpassing client expectations by helping communities prepare, respond, recover and mitigate. As your consultant, we will work by your side and provide flexible solutions in whatever capacity you need. To learn more about our full suite of disaster recovery services, click on the following link to view our solutions page: https://www.wittobriens.com/solutions/government-solutions.
 
Witt O'Brien's hosted two webinars regarding CARES Act funding. To watch Part I which aired on April 29, 2020, please click here. For Part II which aired on June 26, 2020, please click here.