Candidate for: Florida Governor

Nikki Fried

Democrat

Contact Information

6619 South Dixie Highway No. 148
Miami, FL 33143
305) 978-7346

Background & Personal Information

Education
  • JD, Law, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (2000-2003)
  • MA, Political Campaigning, University of Florida (1999-2003)
  • BS, Political Science, University of Florida (1995-1999)
Occupation
  • Commissioner of Agriculture, State of Florida (2019-present)
  • President, Igniting Florida Limited Liability Company (2016-2018)
  • Partner, Colodny Fass (2011-2016)
  • Senior Associate, Law Offices of Michael H. Merino (2009-2011)
  • Assistant Public Defender, 8th Circuit Public Defender (2006-2009)
  • Associate, Holland and Knight Limited Liability Partnership (2004-2006)
Affiliations
  • Vice Chair, Florida Bar Governmental and Public Policy Committee (2016-present)
  • Member, Board Of Directors, Leroy Collins Institute (2016-present)
  • Board Member, Chair of Legislative Affairs, Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (2013-present)

Endorsements

  • Democratic Black Caucus of Florida
  • Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida
  • Florida College Democrats
  • Jacksonville Young Democrats
  • Treasure Coast Young Democrats
  • Joseph Casello, State Representative
  • Kristen Aston Arrington, State Representative
  • Kelly Skidmore, State Representative
  • Daisy Morales, State Representative
  • Margaret Good, Fmr. State Representative
  • Jennifer Webb, Fmr. State Representative
  • Cindy Polo, Fmr. State Representative
  • Robert Weinroth, Palm Beach County Mayor
  • Alex Penelas, Fmr. Miami-Dade County Mayor
  • Brandon Arrington, Osceola County Commissioner
  • Mary Estim√©-Irvin, North Miami City Councilwoman
  • Dr. Mitch Rosenwald, Oakland Park City Commissioner
  • Joshua Rydell, Coconut Creek Vice Mayor
  • Rob Long, Palm Beach Soil & Water Conservation District Chair
  • Jose Alvarez, Fmr. Kissimmee Mayor
  • Patricia Good, Broward County School Board Vice Chair
  • Alexandria Ayala, Palm Beach County School Board
  • Nikki Barnes, Fmr. DNC Member
  • Felice Gorordo, Entrepreneur
  • Jasmen Rogers, Social Justice Advocate
  • Fred Guttenberg, Gun Violence Activist
  • Kathy Lewis, Disability Rights Advocate
  • Sasha Tirador, Community Activist
  • Elijah Manley, State House Candidate
  • Dr. Janelle Christensen, Fmr. President, Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida

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