Enterprise Florida Inc.
In 2011, Gray Swoope brought 25-plus years of economic development experience to Florida as its commerce secretary and president & CEO of Enterprise Florida Inc., the state’s principal economic development organization. He has led economic development efforts in three states, being described as “relentless” in his focus on job creation. Before joining Enterprise Florida, Swoope was executive director of the Mississippi Development Authority. He earned bachelors and masters degrees in business administration at Mississippi State University.