Pensacola Business Radio: Grover Robinson, Stan Harper and JETRO, Keith Hoffert-The ever changing business climate of Pensacola Florida and new direction of growth
Grover Robinson, District 4
Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV, is a seventh generation Pensacolian who currently serves as Escambia County’s District 4 Commissioner. Robinson has served on the county commission since 2006, and was appointed chairman in 2010 and 2016. He has also serves as chairman for the Florida Gulf Consortium. His past services include president of the Florida Association of Counties from 2014-15, 2016 class member of Leadership Florida and National Association of Counties at-large board member.
Robinson has been actively involved in the community, serving as a current or past board member for the Pensacola State College Foundation, Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida, United Way of Escambia County, Baptist Health Care Foundation, Christ Church Episcopal Parish and more. He and his wife Jill have two children, Grover V and Anna Lowrey.
What is JETRO?
JETRO, or the Japan External Trade Organization, is a government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Originally established in 1958 to promote Japanese exports abroad, JETRO’s core focus in the 21st century has shifted toward promoting foreign direct investment into Japan and helping small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.