For Immediate Release: April 25, 2019
Shoaf’s diverse and successful business experience, combined with his passion for Florida, makes him the choice for Florida’s premier retail industry association
TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Retail Federation (FRF) PAC today announced its endorsement of Jason Shoaf for the Florida House. Shoaf, a Republican, is running for House District 7 encompassing parts of Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Jefferson, Lafayette, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Wakulla and Leon counties.
“As a native Floridian and someone with extensive experience in the business world, Jason knows what retailers need to succeed,” said FRF President/CEO R. Scott Shalley. “Jason will do a great job representing Florida’s business community and we look forward to working with him to support Florida’s retail industry.”
Shoaf, born and raised in Port St. Joe, is currently a vice president in the St. Joe Natural Gas Company, which provides natural gas and propane services to homes and businesses in the region. He also served as the company’s Vice Chairman where he advocated for businesses with local and state leaders. From his time as an independent realtor to a leader in a large, successful company, Jason’s experience in the private sector will be crucial in ensuring Florida remains one of the most pro-business states in the nation.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA RETAIL FEDERATION
The Florida Retail Federation is the statewide trade association representing retailers -- the businesses that sell directly to consumers. Florida retailers provide one out of every five jobs in the state, pay more than $49 billion in wages annually, and collect and remit more than $20 billion in sales taxes for Florida’s government each year.