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Swoope To Depart Enterprise Florida Next Month

Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope
Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope
Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope
Credit Enterprise Florida
Enterprise Florida's Gray Swoope

Florida’s top jobs recruiter is stepping down from his post.

At the end of February, Gray Swoope will resign.  He’s the state’s Secretary of Commerce as well as the head of Enterprise Florida, the state’s lead economic development agency.

Swoope was one of the few top officials who served during Governor Rick Scott’s entire first term.

In a statement following Swoope’s announced departure, Scott hailed Swoope for creating “a jobs legacy” and for making “major economic deals” happen for the state.

In his own release, Swoope also talked about how it was a “record year for Enterprise Florida.” And, while he did not say what he plans to next, he indicated he plans to remain in the Sunshine state.

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