Former Secretary State of Florida, Dept. of Management Services Thirteen years ago, Nancy and I had our first dinner on Park Avenue. Interestingly, our server also worked as an appraiser. When I asked her why we should buy a home in Winter Park vs. somewhere else, she was quick and clear. This is a great […]
About Jack Miles - Guest Columnist
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Former Secretary State of Florida, Dept. of Management Services
John P. “Jack” Miles is a business operations leader with over 30 years experience successfully transforming corporate services, administration and sourcing organizations in leading North American firms.Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Jack as the Secretary of the Department of Management Services (DMS) where he served until April of 2012. DMS is a large and diverse state agency with an annual direct operating budget of $2.5 billion and a functional budget of over $9.5 billion, about 14% of the state’s $70.0 billion annual budget. DMS also facilitates State Term Contracts; aggregating state wide public sector spending.Prior to his appointment Jack held senior sourcing executive, shared services and Chief Procurement Officer roles at leading North American firms including CIGNA, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), American International Group (AIG), Computer Associates (CA), Travelers, Ames Department Stores and Prentice-Hall.He serves on the Advisory Councils of DocuSign Inc., Clear Village Inc., Geocove Inc. nextSource Inc. and on the Visionaries Council of Coupa Software Inc. and the Board of Trustees of Florida TaxWatch.Jack and his spouse Nancy reside in Winter Park, Florida.
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Former Secretary State of Florida, Dept. of Management Services Attending a Winter Park Commission meeting is always a treat and, similar to Broadway shows, some are comedies, some dramas; this past Monday’s commission meeting was unfortunately a tragedy. It was obvious from the opening that the commissioners were moved, troubled and perhaps annoyed by the […]
On Monday at 4:00 PM the Mayor and Commissioners will hold a workshop on the request to form the Ravaudage Community Development District. A vote on this request must take place by April 8th, as there will be no opportunity for public input at Monday’s meeting. As the Mayor and Commission consider the Ravaudage Community […]
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