Capitol Insight’s seven-person advocacy team — seven executive and five for legislative — represent a roster of savvy influence leaders, and enviable client list of 40 executive principals.
Cannon’s crew includes celebrated names as Larry Cretul, who served as House Speaker in 2009; Rheb Harbison, former senior VP at the Florida Chamber, as well as young guns Alan Suskey and Richard Reeves.
For Q2 2014, Capitol Insight reported estimated maximum earnings of $539,960 in legislative fees, $529,961 for executive advocacy — for a total of up to $1,069,921. Combined with the $769,932 received in the first quarter of the year, Capitol Insight has now brought in nearly $1.84 million.
Crowning the Capitol Insight Q2 client list — strong with healthcare and insurance interests — are Nashville-based hospital giant HCA; Centene Corporation & Sunshine State Health Plan and AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. Each company gave up to $29,999 each for legislative and executive services.
Following HCA is health benefits provider AvMed Inc., which serves more than 300,000 Floridians statewide. AvMed also chipped in $19,999 for legislative advocacy.
Also at the maximum $19,999 ranges for legislative services:
- Florida Association of Insurance Agents
- Florida Virtual School
- IMG College, the nation’s largest collegiate sports marketing company
- Career assessment firm Kuder, Inc
- Worldwide Interactive Network
Master-planned age-restricted retirement community The Villages also made Capitol Insight’s top Q2 client list, also providing a maximum of $19,999 in legislative lobbying fees.