Gil Ziffer is the founder and president of Ziffer Stansberry. Beginning in 1990, following a decade of working for others in advertising and communications, Ziffer took the leap and started his own business and has since been delivering comprehensive marketing and communication strategies for a wide range of private and public organizations. In 2009, Ziffer was appointed to the Tallahassee City Commission to fill a vacancy and won election in 2010 and re-election in 2014. Ziffer was elected and served as president of the Florida League of Cities representing 412 municipalities throughout Florida. He was also appointed to the National League of Cities Board of Directors and served for two years as the Chair of an NLC National Advocacy Committee lobbying Congress for the needs of cities throughout the country. Ziffer is a recent Graduate of Leadership Florida.