Professional Services

TINA MCCAIN MATTE

PARTNER, GRAVINA, SMITH, MATTE & ARNOLD MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS, FORT MYERS

The public relations and marketing firm, with 10 full-time employees, also offers government relations and public policy services. Matte has been with the company for 21 years. Early in her career, she produced a special event for then-gubernatorial candidate Jeb Bush; his parents were in attendance along with 500 guests. “That experience led to deeper involvement with the substantive side of politics, and I’ve been actively engaged politically throughout my career,” she says.

EDUCATION University of South Florida (BA)
SOMETHING SURPRISING I once chaired the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission. Also, I am a blackjack aficionado.
FLORIDA ISSUE Balancing environmental needs with population growth
PHILANTHROPIC PASSION The Immokalee Foundation provides educational pathways to students in that migrant, agricultural community. We’ve seen students earn medical degrees, become successful entrepreneurs and executives, and achieve professional careers they never thought possible.
STAYING FIT My treadmill desk helps keep me moving during very long hours at the office.

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