Scott appoints former journo Brian Hamman as Lee County Commissioner

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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Brian Hamman as a Lee County Commissioner. 

Hamman, 32, of Cape Coral, is a Manager of Market Development for CenturyLink. Previously, Hamman was a financial advisor and journalist for Fox 4 and WINK News in Fort Myers. He is a graduate of Leadership Fort Myers and Leadership Cape Coral. Hamman received his associate’s degree from Edison State College and his bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. He fills a vacant seat created by the resignation of Tamara Hall.

“Brian will serve the families of Lee County with honesty and integrity,” said Gov. Scott. “As a lifelong resident of Lee County, I am confident that he will make a great Commissioner and will help create jobs and opportunities for the families of the area.”

Hamman is appointed for a term beginning October 29, 2013, and ending November 25, 2014.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.