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About Jennifer Carroll
Former Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll has a long and distinguished career in civil, military and private sector. Mrs. Carroll served as a Senior Advisor for Global Digital Solutions Inc. Advisory Board and worked with officers and directors to complete multiple acquisitions. She was the former President and CEO of North American Custom Specialty Vehicles, Inc. and is a bestselling author of "WHEN YOU GET THERE," an Autobiography. In 2018 Mrs. Carroll was appointed to the American Battle Monuments Commission by President Trump.
As Lieutenant Governor Mrs. Carroll sought ways to increase military operations in Florida and protected Florida’s military bases from encroachment. As Chairperson of Space Florida she increased commercial space activity which enabled displaced shuttle workers to find new jobs. Mrs. Carroll also led several Florida trade missions to a number of nations that was instrumental in Florida’s $70 million increase in foreign trade.
While serving as a member of the Florida House of Representatives she sponsored a $203 million jobs package to provide tax credits to encourage companies to hire Floridians who were out of work.
Mrs. Carroll is a highly decorated retired Navy veteran who served during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She rose from an enlisted jet mechanic to retire as an Aviation Maintenance Officer Lieutenant Commander after 20 years. In her capacity as Executive Director of Florida Department of Veteran’s Affairs she personally championed Florida receiving two national veterans’ cemeteries, three veterans’ nursing homes and raised money to erect Florida’s World War II monument in Tallahassee. She was responsible for the claims and benefits of over 1.8 million veterans and in fiscal year 2001, she was able to get more than $63 million in retroactive compensation awarded to Florida veterans.
Finally, Mrs. Carroll have been involved in numerous non-profit boards that served at-risk children and underserved populations in Florida. As Chairperson of the Florida Council on Homelessness, Mrs. Carroll sought ways for Florida to provide enhanced services toward solving homeless problems in the state, particularly within the veteran community.
Mrs. Carroll is married to Nolan Carroll of Miami, FL and they have three accomplished children and one grandson.
Suggested Keynote/Workshop Speaking Topics:
- + Government/Politics
- + Defense/Military/Veterans/Space and Aerospace
- + Parenting/Women/Family/Balancing Life
- + Inspiration/Spiritual/Motivation
- + Leadership/Diversity
- + Business/Trade
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Jennifer communicates timely information in a way that is realistic and easy to understand as well as inspirational.
-Matt Justice, President Reliant Florida, LLC
Jennifer has a special gift of encouragement to others, backed by a life full of service, both in her Military Career and her Political Career! She is an outstanding Speaker who delivers a powerful message to her audience! Her passion inspires one to pursue life and to embrace the freedoms we enjoy and to use our gifts and talents to help others.
-Sharon B. Light, President FFRW Duval
She is one of the most dynamic speakers and hardest working ladies that it has ever been my pleasure to know. Jennifer can motivate a room in a second.
-Matt Justice, President Reliant Florida, LLC
Her presentation was straightforward, filled with enthusiasm, articulated in such a manner that it stirred the emotion and stimulated the interest of those present at this political gathering.
-George R. Jackow Sr. Former Chairman of the Republican Party Osceola
Jennifer is by far one of the most eloquent, articulate, intelligent professionals I have ever had the pleasure to meet. She is very good at grasping the overall purpose of the event and does a beautiful job tailoring her remarks to suit. She never fails to win over the audience
-Gedone Prachar Baker Women's Network
Media & Press
Jennifer has been interviewed by: CNN, C-SPAN, CBS-TV, Tavis Smiley Show, Essence Magazine, Comcast News Network, Roland Martin Show, NewsMax, numerous radio shows, including Political and Business Talk Radio Networks and more!
- Jennifer Carroll - Veterans-Military Video
- Jennifer Carroll - TV4 Round Table
- Jennifer Carroll - Co-Host on The Chat
- Jennifer Carroll - Talking Politics
- Jennifer Carroll - Political Analyst FL Gubernatorial race
- Jennifer Carroll - Political Analyst Ballot Amendment
- Jennifer Carroll - Motivational Business Women Video
- Jennifer Carroll - Inspirational Speech