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Bennett Barrow named to Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority

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9b0803903235403649734ae21a7303b6On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott named Bennett Barrow to the Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority.

The 36-year-old Barrow is vice president of Barrow Asset Management. He received his bachelor’s degree in 2002 from Sewanee: The University of the South in Tennessee.

Barrow has worked in Madrid, Spain, and Santiago, Chile, as a pension reform analyst for a public policy institute. He fills a vacant seat for a term ending July 1, 2019.

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.



Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at

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