Holly Schwartz

Having earned a master’s in Public Administration from Florida State University, Holly worked for Lee County government for 21 years. For eleven of those years, she served as Assistant County Manager with responsibility for Public Safety, Transit, Community Development, Animal Services, Library, Human and Veteran’s Services, Parks and Recreation, and Legislative Affairs. During her final year with the county, she served as Environmental Policy Management Director.

Holly joined SCCF in Jan. 2017 to bring her extensive experience within government to the advocacy side of policy issues. As an Environmental Policy Associate, she focuses on legislative and growth management issues that include Eden Oak, Dark Skies, and the M-CORES Toll Roads. Holly grew up in Southwest Florida and now lives in Alva with her husband John and their assorted pets.