Susie Wiles

Ms. Wiles is the Managing Partner, Jacksonville Office, of Ballard Partners and an Adjunct Lecturer in Policy and Politics at Jacksonville University. With a professional history based in government relations, communications and public affairs, she has more than two decades of political experience and insight. She was the campaign manager for Jon Huntsman (Presidential) and Rick Scott (Governor of Florida) and co-chairman of the McCain-Palin 2008 campaign in Duval County. She was a Transition Team member for former Florida Governor Charlie Crist. Ms. Wiles’ national political experience includes service for President Ronald Reagan, Congressman Jack F. Kemp and a senior role at the Department of Labor. She served in senior level positions in the administrations of mayors John Delaney (Chief of Staff) and John Peyton (Communications Chief). Wiles serves on a number of local and statewide organizations, including the Jacksonville Women’s Network, the Jacksonville Journey Oversight Commission, Republicans for Environmental Protection, Preservation North Florida, Fresh Ministries, and the Mission House (past board member).