Personnel note: Florida TaxWatch makes two staff changes

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Florida TaxWatch President and CEO Dominic Calabro announce today two new staff changes: 

Carter DeWitt has joined TaxWatch as the Chief Development Officer. As the Chief Development Officer, DeWitt will lead the membership team at Florida TaxWatch under the guidance of the President and CEO. 

DeWitt returns to Florida after spending more than four years as the Vice President of Development at the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan research group in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Tax Foundation, she served as the Communications Director for Jacksonville Community Council before becoming the Charities Director at the Sun-Sentinel Children’s Fund in Fort Lauderdale.  

“I am eager to welcome Carter back to Florida to join the Florida TaxWatch team as the Chief Development Officer,” said Calabro. “Carter will be able to refocus our membership, grants and philanthropic development efforts and help us better connect with the taxpayers of Florida.” 

Robert Weissert has been promoted to the Chief Research Officer and General Counsel. In the new position he will direct all research efforts at Florida TaxWatch under the President and CEO.

“I am very pleased to have Robert remain the leader of our research team as the new Chief Research Officer,” said Calabro. “Robert continues to successfully manage the research efforts at Florida TaxWatch and I am glad to grow as an organization with his help.”

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