- Bring your Business to Florida
- Why Florida
- News & Resources
- Export From Florida
- For International Companies
- For the Media
- What We Do For Florida
We’re a Team of Talented Professionals
The leadership team’s collective experience and dedication helps champion the state as the premier location for private-sector job creation, international trade and development, military and defense support, small business capital and sports tourism.
Acting Secretary of Commerce; President & CEO
As Acting Secretary of Commerce; President & CEO, Marc Adler, helps to lead Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the principal economic development organization for the state of Florida. Adler brings a unique combination of skills to his role at EFI, combining experience with entrepreneurial leadership, legal counsel and business development.
Chief of Staff
As Chief of Staff, Brian Mimbs helps facilitate the day-to-day work of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the principal economic development organization for the state of Florida. Mimbs has served in various roles both inside and outside of government. He joined EFI in 2019 and supports the work of the Secretary of Commerce and guides EFI policy and programs. He is a graduate of Troy University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and history.
Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, David Rogers oversees the daily business operations of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the principal economic development organization for the state of Florida. David has served in various roles at EFI, including Director- Human Resources, Senior Vice President-Administration, and Executive Vice President, since joining in 2017. David has worked in a variety of industries including manufacturing, customer service, utilities, and entertainment. He is a graduate of The University of Tennessee where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in public administration and a Master of Science degree in safety.
President & CEO, Florida Sports Foundation; Senior Vice President, Sports Development
As President of the Florida Sports Foundation, Angela Adams Suggs brings a wealth of experience and leadership energy to the organization as it continues working to support Florida’s $57 billion sports industry. Suggs leads the organization’s efforts to assist communities with securing, hosting and retaining sporting events and sports related business through the Foundation’s grant programs; provide participation opportunities in the Sunshine State Games and Florida Senior Games; serve as Florida’s leading resource for sport tourism research and facts; assist in the promotion of targeted leisure sports industries in Florida; and assist national and state governing bodies to promote amateur sport development.
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Destin Wells is Senior Vice President of Business Development for Enterprise Florida (EFI) based in Orlando. Destin worked for EFI as the Director of Aviation/Aerospace in Business Development from 2015-2017. He most recently served as the Vice President of Business Development Services for the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County. He is a graduate of UCF where he earned BA and MBA degrees.
Senior Vice President, International Trade & Development
TJ Villamil is the Sr. Vice President of the International Trade and Development unit at Enterprise Florida, Inc. The International Trade and Development (ITD) unit is headquartered in Miami and maintains offices/representation in six Florida cities as well as twenty cities around the world. EFI’s ITD division is widely considered one of the best statewide international economic development organizations in the United States. EFI’s ITD program focuses on 1) assisting Florida companies (most of which are manufacturers) in export sales and export promotion, 2) recruiting international companies to invest and grow in Florida (Foreign Direct Investment), and 3) supporting the Executive Office of the Governor of Florida on international business mission trips. TJ is a proud double graduate from the University of Florida with a undergraduate degree in communications and a masters degree in Entrepreneurship from the business school.
Senior Vice President, Communications
Natalie McElwee is Senior Vice President of Communications for Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI). Natalie joined in 2021 and supports the organization through its communication, marketing and advertising efforts. Prior to joining EFI, Natalie worked in communications at the Florida Department of Transportation. She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism.