Hopping Green & Sams is proud to announce that Leadership Florida selected David Childs for membership in Class XXXV, and Connect Florida selected French Brown for membership in Class VII. David, a firm shareholder who focuses on water policy programs as well as marine industry issues, will join a select class of committed State leaders and participate in events across Florida designed to enhance leadership skills and inspire initiatives to make a better Florida. French, an associate who primarily focuses on state tax issues, will join fellow rising star professionals in a program focused on heightening leadership skills needed to address the critical economic, educational, and environmental issues facing the state.
“It’s an honor to be selected.” said Brown. “Connect Florida is the State’s preeminent leadership program for young professionals. I look forward to continuing Hopping Green & Sams’ legacy in the institute.”
Childs and Brown join the firm’s history of Leadership Florida program participants, including Mohammad Jazil of Connect Florida Class I, and Leadership Florida graduates Brian Crumbaker, Peter Cunningham, Vinette Godelia, David Powell, Carolyn Raepple, and Victoria Weber.