Don't Let Fraud Add to the Pain of a Natural Disaster featuring:
Melanie S. Griffin, Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Melanie S. Griffin, Esq. serves as the Secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to head the agency beginning January 1, 2022, Secretary Griffin leads Florida’s regulation of more than 1.6 million licensees across more than 30 fields of industry.
A proud native Floridian, Secretary Griffin is a triple-graduate of Florida State University (business finance, 2003; M.B.A., 2006; J.D., 2006).
Melanie is an Attorney with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick and Senior Advisor for Business-to-Business Relationships for Shumaker Advisors Florida.
Beyond her business and legal career, Secretary Griffin has been a small business owner, creating Spread Your Sunshine in 2017. Committed to empowering others, Secretary Griffin has designed and sold inspirational products and gifts, provided professional training services, and served as a sought-after keynote speaker, including to multiple national and international audiences.