Florida political veteran George Riley takes the helm
FEBRUARY 4, 2020 – TALLAHASSEE, FL – Conservatives for Clean Energy Florida (CCE-FL) announced today that George Riley has joined the team as its State Director. CCE-FL seeks to educate the public and policymakers about the varied economic benefits of clean energy and advocates for free market policy solutions that increase clean energy innovation and investments in Florida.
Riley most recently served as Executive Director of the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) from 2016-2019 and has more than a decade of experience with politics and grassroots activities. In his role at the RPOF, Riley helped oversee the successful election cycles of 2016 and 2018. In 2018, he oversaw $85 million of expenditures that went through the state party for five statewide campaigns. Additionally, Riley worked with the RNC Victory Program to onboard nearly 100 employees for the 2016 and 2018 programs.
“George brings a wealth of experience and history of conservative activism to our Conservatives for Clean Energy team,” said Mark Fleming, President & CEO of CCE. “We are excited to have George leading our work to educate and promote free market clean energy initiatives among Florida leaders and the public.”
Riley began his career in 2008 serving as a victory director in Tampa. Riley earned his bachelor’s degree in History from Gettysburg College in 2005.
CCE-FL launched in September 2019 with the release of a statewide poll showing strong support for clean energy policies among Florida conservative and independent voters.