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Eliakim Nortelus

Public Policy Advisor *
106 East College Avenue
12th Floor
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Eliakim "Eli" Nortelus has over a decade of experience in government consulting including professional and political experience in state and local government in Florida. Eli's lobbying experience in both the legislative and executive branches includes insurance, financial services, casino gaming, lotteries, education, cabinet affairs, appropriations, procurement, state licensing, and general business issues in Florida. Eli's regulatory experience with both state and local governments allows him to help businesses navigate Florida's complex regulatory process and issues with state agencies.

Eli is also active in the political process and assists clients and public officials in providing strategic information on campaigning, political races, and public relations issues.
Representative Experience
Emergency Services 24, Inc.
Awards & Recognition
Davis Productivity Award Recipient, 2004
Published Works & Lectures
The Public Administration Graduate Association at Florida State University, The Reubin O'D. Askew Alumni Panel, Speaker, "Career Networking," March 1, 2017
10th Florida Gaming Congress Conference, Speaker, "Florida Lottery: What's Next?" January 7, 2016
American Society of Interior Designers 2013 Legislative Symposium, Speaker, "Political Fundraising," February 2, 2013
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, Speaker, "New Lottery Products & Initiatives," January 4, 2013
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, Speaker, "Enhancing the Lifestyle of Pari-Mutuel Racing," January 6, 2012
Professional Memberships & Activities
Refuge House, Board Member, 2013-Present
Capital Regional Community Development District, Supervisor, 2011-Present
Tallahassee Sunset Rotary Club, Founding & Current Member, 2003-Present
Young Executive Council/University Center Club, Past Chairman 2002; Member 2001-Present
Seminole Boosters Inner Council Board, Member, 2001-Present
Florida State Alumni Association & Seminole Boosters, Member, 2000-Present
W.E.B. Dubois Honor Society, Member, 1998-present
Tallahassee Urban League of Young Professionals, Founding Member, 2004-2005
Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals, Founding Member, 2003-2006
Southwood, Tallahassee, A St. Joe Community, Neighborhood Representative, 2007-Present
Related Professional Experience
Capital Action Consulting, LLC 2009-2011
The Florida Lottery, 2005-2009
State of Florida, Department of Business & Professional Regulation, 2005
State of Florida, Executive Office of The Governor, Haiti Advisory Group, Deputy Director, 2004-2005
State of Florida, Department of Education, 2002-2004
State of Florida, Executive Office of the Governor, Chief Inspector General, 2000-2001; Assistant Deputy of Investigation, 2000-2002

Eliakim  Nortelus

Government Affairs & Public Policy
Representative Clients
American Society of Interior Designers
Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
Diamond Game Enterprises, Inc.
Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.
HULT International Business School
Magic City Casino
M.P.A., Florida State University, 2003
B.A., Florida State University, 2000; Criminal Justice and Psychology
A.A., Broward Community College, 1997
Bar Admissions
* Not admitted to the practice of law
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