Jesse Biter appointed to Enterprise Florida board

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Gov. Rick Scott announced today naming entrepreneur Jesse Biter to the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors.

Enterprise Florida is the quasi-governmental partnership between business and government leaders and is the state’s foremost economic development organization.

Biter, 38, is chief executive officer of Biter Enterprises, a Sarasota-based management firm with dealings in Information Technology, real estate, marketing, and transportation. He has served as a Speaker of the Florida House of Representative’s appointee to Enterprise Florida since 2011.

Biter succeeds Henry Rodriguez for a term ending September 30, 2018.

“I’m proud today to appoint Jesse to the Board of Directors for Enterprise Florida,” Scott said in a statement. “Jesse has been a leader in the Florida business community, and I’m confident he will work tirelessly to make Florida the best state for job creation.”

The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.

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