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Jim Boxold was named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) by Governor Rick Scott effective January 3, 2015. He will oversee the historic investment of over $10 billion this year to meet the transportation needs of Florida families, visitors and businesses.
Jim Boxold joined FDOT as Chief of Staff in July, 2013. Jim brings almost twenty years of government policy and management experience to the agency. He started his career in Washington, D.C. working for U.S. Representative Porter Goss (FL-14), ultimately serving as the Congressman's Legislative Director. In 2001, he came to Tallahassee to join the Governor's staff and subsequently worked for the Commissioner of Agriculture before joining FDOT.
A Florida native, Jim holds a B.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University.