The latest installment of the 4th Floor Files features Richard Reeves. Here’s the file on Richard.
Significant other? Children? Grand kids?
An awesome 8 year old, Lyle.
In 25 words or less, explain what you do.
I help my clients navigate the complexities of government, state and local
Without using the words Democrat, Independent or Republican, conservative or liberal, describe your political persuasion.
If you have one, what is your motto?
Life is long so opportunities will appear
During your career, have you had a favorite pro bono client?
I’m unfamiliar with that word
Three favorite charities.
YMCA, Ronald McDonald House and Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Any last-day-of-Session traditions?
Making it home safely.
What are you most looking forward to during the 2013 Legislative Session.
If you could have another lobbyist’s client list, it would be…
All of them
Professional accomplishment of which you are most proud?
I’m proud of the way I’ve constructed my firm around a core group of clients that have been able to grow
Lobbyists are often accused of wearing Gucci loafers; do you own a pair of Gucci loafers? If not, why not?
More of a Bruno Magli/Allen Edmonds guy
Who is your favorite Florida Capitol Press Corp reporter and why?
Marc Caputo – at least he has a sense of humor
Other than SaintPetersBlog.com, your reading list includes…
Sayfie Review, the Current and NYT
What swear word do you use most often?
Is there a word limit on this question? I use them all
What is your most treasured possession?
The best hotel in Florida is…
Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne
You’ve just learned that you will be hosting a morning talk show about Florida politics. Who are the first four guests you’d invite to appear?
Will Weatherford, Jack Latvala, Pete Mitchell, Dean Cannon
Lord of the Rings — nerd, guilty
Before the ‘gift ban’, what was your favorite restaurant in Tallahassee? What is your favorite today?
Before Café Cabernet (eh, I was young); Sage is the best in town today
When you pig out, what do you eat?
Pizza or bbq
If you could have dinner with a historical figure no longer living, who would it be?
Abraham Lincoln. If you’ve read his writings you would want to hear him talk about his decision making process