2015 December

Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100 Features Founder Tre’ Evers

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Consensus Founder Tre’ Evers joins a cast of the most influential people in Central Florida for a look at the region’s top stories in government, politics and culture. Each week, the opinion leaders weigh in and share insight with the Orlando Sentinel. Here’s what Tre’ had to say this week:

“BISHOP MOORE PRIDE. Last week: The Bishop Moore Hornets won the state 5A football State Championship on Friday by defeating Wakulla 37-34. Bishop Moore’s current athletic director, Mike Malatesta, was the Hornet quarterback in 1970, the only other time Bishop Moore won a football State Championship.

Last year the Hornets were defeated in semi-final play with a last second field goal. So their mantra this year was “One Moore” — one Moore play, one Moore game, etc.

Led by 5A coach of the year, Matt Hedrick, the Hornets drew first blood, but wound up down 21-17 at halftime.

Facing future University of Florida quarterback, All-American Feleipe Franks, the Hornets made half-time adjustments and shut down his passing game.

The Hornets scored the go-ahead touchdown with 70 seconds to go, and then watched as Franks’ field-goal attempt to tie the game flew wide left with time running out.”

For more from the Central Florida 100, visit the Orlando Sentinel.

Founders Tre’ Evers and John Sowinski Named Most Influential People in Florida Politics

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“For more than two decades, they’ve been at the forefront of issues that define Florida’s corporate and political landscapes.”

Consensus co-founders Tre’ Evers and John Sowinski join the ranks of the top movers and shakers in Florida politics in the inaugural Influence 100 list by Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersBlog.com.

The list features the players, thought leaders, lobbyists, media, industry leaders, legends and more from across the state who have been, and still are, key to Florida’s political landscape.

Evers and Sowinski founded Consensus Communications in 1995. For more than two decades, the firm has worked with major companies, business leaders, and leading industry groups with high-stakes needs in Florida.

A political consultant and communications specialist, Evers provides public relations advice, integrated communications counsel, messaging strategies and grassroots advocacy tactics to clients, including Fortune 500 companies, major business and trade associations, some of Florida’s most well-known elected officials and Florida’s most-storied statewide ballot initiatives.

Sowinski is a communications strategist and a veteran of numerous statewide political, issue and corporate campaigns. He has more than 20 years experience in public policy, media relations, message development, and paid media management. Sowinski is regarded as the premier expert on statewide referendum campaigns in Florida, having accomplished an unmatched record in statewide ballot initiatives.

For the full excerpt and the complete list, click here.