About Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll
Former Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll has a long and distinguished career in civil, military and private sector. She is a former Senior Advisor of Global Digital Solutions Inc., and former President and CEO of North American Custom Specialty Vehicles, Inc.
As Lieutenant Governor Mrs. Carroll sought ways to increase military operations in Florida and protected Florida’s military bases from encroachment. She also increased commercial space activity which enabled displaced shuttle workers to find jobs.
While serving as a member of the Florida House of Representatives she sponsored a $203 million jobs package to provide tax credits to encourage companies to hire Floridians who were out of work.
Mrs. Carroll is a highly decorated retired Navy veteran who rose from an enlisted jet mechanic to retire as a Lieutenant Commander after 20 years. In her capacity as Executive Director of Florida Department of Veteran’s Affairs she personally championed Florida receiving two national veterans’ cemeteries, three veterans’ nursing homes and raised money to erect Florida’s World War II monument in Tallahassee. She was responsible for the claims and benefits of over 1.8 million veterans. In fiscal year 2001, she was able to get more than $63 million in retroactive compensation awarded to Florida veterans.
Finally, as Chairperson of the Florida Council on Homelessness, Mrs. Carroll sought ways for Florida to provide enhanced services toward solving homeless problems in the state, particularly within the veteran community.
Jennifer communicates timely information in a way that is realistic and easy to understand as well as inspirational.
-Matt Justice, President Reliant Florida, LLC
Jennifer has a special gift of encouragement to others, backed by a life full of service, both in her military career and her political career! Outstanding speaker! Her passion inspires one to pursue life and to embrace the freedoms we enjoy and to use our gifts and talents to help others.
-Kathy Davenport, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HS Florida Network Realty
She is one of the most dynamic speakers and hardest working ladies that I had the pleasure to meet. Jennifer can motivate a room in seconds.
-Sharon B. Light, President Republican Women’s Club
Her presentation was straight forward, filled with enthusiasm, articulated in such a manner that it stirred the emotions and stimulated the interest of those present at this political gathering.
-George R. Jackow Sr. Former Chairman of the Republican Party Osceola
Jennifer by far is the most eloquent, articulate, and intelligent professionals I have met. She is very good at grasping the overall purpose of an event and does a beautiful job tailoring her remarks to suit.
-Gedone Prachar Baker Women’s Network