Sharon SmoleyVice President, Advocacy & Public Policy
Sharon Smoley is the Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy for the Orlando Economic Partnership.In her role, Sharon is responsible for creating and championing policy on behalf of Central Florida’s business community within the 7-county region. She also leads the Alliance for Regional Transportation as well as advocacy efforts and strategy on a local, state and federal level.
The Orlando Economic Partnership worked to advance a number of key issues for the region during the 2021 Florida Legislative Session. Below are just some of the issues that dominated the attention of our legislature.
View an overall snapshot of the results from key races on the local, state and federal level that are important to the Orlando region, including the election of 11 Political Leadership Institute (PLI) graduates.
Find insight on how the CARES Act, the $377 billion federal stimulus package to provide in emergency relief to small businesses in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, affects businesses and how to take advantage of its funding opportunities.