Jeff Woodburn

Prior to joining The Advocacy Partners, Jeff Woodburn served as the policy director for Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis’ successful governor campaign, where he was responsible for developing the campaign policy platform and served on the campaign’s senior leadership team. Prior to his campaign experience, Jeff served the state of Florida for nearly ten years.


Special Counsel and Policy Advisor, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis

Executive Director, Florida Constitution Revision Commission, 2017-18, responsible for day-to-day operations, legal review, and administration for the most successful Constitution Revision Commission in Florida’s history resulting in seven amendments to Florida’s constitution passing in the 2018 general election

Policy Director and Deputy Chief of Staff, Governor Rick Scott, responsible for developing policy objectives, briefing the governor on all legislation, managing various business and insurance coalitions during legislative sessions, and served as co-director of the Office of Policy and Budget. Jeff also oversaw various state agencies including the Departments of Business and Professional Regulation, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Lottery, Revenue, the State Board of Administration, the Offices of Insurance Regulation and Financial Regulation, the Division of Bond Finance, the Florida Retirement System, Citizens Insurance, Visit Florida, and the Florida Housing Finance Corporation

Deputy Secretary of Business Regulation, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, overseeing the state’s regulation of alcohol, tobacco, gaming, hotels, restaurants, condominiums, and timeshares

Deputy Policy Director, Governor Rick Scott

Attorney, Florida House of Representatives

Legal Intern, Florida Senate


Policy Director, Ron DeSantis for Governor Campaign, 2018, responsible for developing the campaign policy platform and serving on the campaign’s senior leadership team


Bachelor’s Degree, University of Florida
J.D. Degree, Florida Coastal School of Law


Jeff grew up in Estero, Florida and now resides in Tallahassee with his wife, Lindsey, and their two sons, Boyd, and Beau