Personnel note: Allison Carter joins The Fiorentino Group

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Allison Carter, a 15-year veteran of the Legislature and state government, is joining The Fiorentino Group, the firm announced Tuesday.

“Allison’s deep knowledge of the legislative process and her many contacts in the legislative and executive branches of state government will be great assets to the firm,” said Marty Fiorentino, the firm’s founder and president.

“We are excited that Allison will be joining our firm and look forward to her insight and counsel,” he added.

Carter most recently served as the Chief Process Advisor to the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives.

Before that, she worked for Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater as Director of Program Management, where she was “responsible for assessing and recommending programmatic improvements,” according to a press release.

“I’m thrilled to join the TFG team and eager to begin this new chapter of my professional life,” Carter said. “The Fiorentino Group has a great reputation for integrity and results.”

A fitness enthusiast, Allison enjoys running and helping others reach their fitness goals in her spare time. She is also very active in her local church, Fellowship Baptist Church of Tallahassee.

Carter is a graduate of Florida State University. She and her husband Todd have a daughter, Lauren.

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