Justin Sayfie is an attorney and government relations consultant at Sayfie Law Firm. From 1999 to 2001, Justin served as a top advisor to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. As a lobbyist, Justin effectively engages with multiple levels of government and provides strategic counsel to his clients.
Since 2002, Justin has published SayfieReview.com, an award-winning online publication focused on Florida politics that has been described by the Tampa Bay Times as the "online Bible for Florida political junkies." According to a 2014 survey, 73.1% of Florida Legislators get their news from Sayfie Review, making it the top news source for Florida’s lawmakers.
In September 2013, Justin launched the Sayfie Review Florida Leaders’ Summit. The Summit is an invitation-only event for Florida's top leaders, modeled after the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Summit discussion topics included “Disrupt Florida” and “Big Hairy Audacious Florida.” Speakers at the inaugural summit included Arianna Huffington, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Governor Rick Scott. The 2014 Summit featured keynote speakers Dr. Fareed Zakaria and Ray Kurzweil.
In June 2007, President George W. Bush appointed Justin to the President’s Commission on White House Fellows, where he served until 2009. In 2007, Justin served as a delegate for the American Council on Germany’s Young Leader Conference in Berlin and Munich, and in 2008 he served as a delegate in the American Swiss Foundation’s Young Leader’s Conference in Geneva.
Justin is an avid Miami Heat fan. He enjoys reading, traveling and going to the beach with his three kids.
Follow Justin on Twitter: @JustinSayfie
Carole Ann Hausman is the director of administration for Sayfie Law Firm, and oversees operations at the firm, including accounting, insurance policies, billing, human resources, travel and IT services. She organizes and attends fundraising events on behalf of the firm, coordinating receptions with candidates, staff, and contributors. She works with representatives from local, state and federal governments on compliance requirements for contribution/expenditure reports and lobbyist registration.
Carole Ann is also director of administration for the award-winning Sayfie Review, a popular political website focusing on Florida politics, overseeing advertising, accounting, and site maintenance.
In November 2009, Carole Ann completed her degree in paralegal studies from National Paralegal College. Prior to joining The Sayfie Law Firm, she worked at a luxury yacht company as a writer for the website and brochure, and as assistant to the president. She regularly worked with captains and owners providing shore side support, as well as onboard for international trips. Carole Ann began her professional career while studying English at Middle Tennessee State University at Maurice’s, Inc., specializing in human resources and management.
Carole Ann enjoys gardening, travel and live music. In her spare time, she is publishing a series of children’s books.