The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome Amy Tuck Farrington as the Vice President for Public Policy and Sarasota Tomorrow Initiative. Ms. Farrington was most recently the Director, Administration of Donor Relations at ShelterBox USA where she provided organizational oversight of finances, human resources, donor relations and policy. Prior to ShelterBox, she owned the local law firm Tuck Farrington, which provided legal advice and representation in the areas of elections, government, administration, legislation, not for profit governance, contracts and employment.
Greater Sarasota Chamber President Steve Queior stated, “We needed a key executive with a record of focused work, strong results, and a high level of commitment. Amy has shown these traits throughout her career, as well as being a high energy team member that has worked with integrity and who has the ability to bring people together and build relationships. Her passion for our community will serve our Chamber and its members very well.”
Amy’s prior experience includes serving as Assistant General Counsel and later Director of the Florida Department of State, Division of Elections and as the Director of Government Affairs at the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce. Farrington has an MSA in Public Administration from the University of West Florida and a JD from the University of Florida College of Law.
In her new position with The Chamber based in Sarasota, Farrington will work with local and state government officials, several of The Chamber’s councils, and be involved with moving Sarasota Tomorrow Next (community and economic development) projects forward.
Referring to her new position, Farrington said, “I am extremely excited to join the team at The Greater Sarasota Chamber. For me, it is a tremendous opportunity to use my experience and skills to serve both the business and the overall community.”
Welcome aboard Amy, we are excited to have you!