Jim Boxold, Managing Partner

| Tallahassee
  • Extensive expertise in transportation
  • Former Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Former Legislative Director for Representative Porter Goss, United States House of Representatives
  • Policy advisor to Governor Jeb Bush and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam

Jim joined Capital City Consulting after serving as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, where he was responsible for managing a $10 billion-dollar budget and over six thousand employees. His signature achievements were the implementation of the largest work program in departmental history, making record investments in the state’s highways, railways, airports, and seaports, and negotiating a cost-saving highway project with the Federal Highway Administration. While leading FDOT, Jim also spearheaded the development of a new finance program to speed up construction projects, as well as consolidated toll agencies’ customer service center functions.

Jim’s career in state government took off after graduating from The George Washington University, when he served as an aide in the United States House of Representatives to Congressman Porter Goss, managing the Congressman’s legislative portfolio and marshaling congressional approval of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program. After moving to Florida, Jim worked for Governor Jeb Bush as a policy advisor and then for Commissioner Adam Putnam, where he managed cabinet affairs before being appointed by Governor Rick Scott to oversee the Department of Transportation.