Hopping Green & Sams is proud to announce that Connect Florida has selected Thomas Philpot for membership in Class III of its Statewide Leadership Institute. Connect Florida is an innovative program coordinated by Leadership Florida to identify and assist young professionals in making a positive and informed impact on Florida. Through the institute, Philpot will participate in an intensive orientation to the critical economic, education, and environmental issues facing the state as well as an ongoing assessment and training in leadership development and theory. Philpot and other class members will interact with statewide leaders to identify opportunities for young professionals to be engaged in the conversations and decisions influencing these issues and Florida’s future.
Philpot joins a long history of HGS attorneys who have participated in Leadership Florida’s programs, including Mohammad Jazil of Connect Florida Class I, and Leadership Florida graduates Jim Alves, Diane Carr, Peter Cunningham, Virginia Dailey, Vinette Godelia, David Powell, Carolyn Raepple, and Victoria Weber.