Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Jonathan Zachem as secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). Matilde Miller has been serving as interim secretary of DBPR since January and she has accepted the role of Vice President of Compliance with VISIT FLORIDA.

Governor Scott said, “DBPR is often on the frontlines of supporting new and existing businesses across our state. With his leadership experience at DBPR, Jonathan understands the importance of reducing burdensome regulations while helping our job creators and families. I know that Jonathan will be a great leader as we continue to work together to make Florida the most business-friendly state in the nation. I appreciate Matilde Miller’s service to the State of Florida and her dedication to our mission of growing jobs for our families.”