As the former legislative affairs director for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), Frank Mayernick has over 20 years of experience in and around the Legislative and Executive branches of government.
Prior to his tenure at the DJJ, Frank worked as the public safety lobbyist for the Florida Association of Counties during Article V funding implementation. During law school he served under the Speaker’s Legislative Fellowship Program working in the House Rules Committee. Additionally, he served as an aide for Senator Charlie Clary (R-Destin) and Representative Jerry Melvin (R-Fort Walton Beach). Our clients benefit because of Frank’s unique experience of having worked in an agency, an association and as a legislative aide and legislative committee staffer.
A member of the Florida Bar, Frank received his law degree from Florida State University College of Law in 2002 and his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Florida State University. Frank is a native of many United States Air Force bases around the world having grown up as the son of an Air Force Colonel. Frank and Tracy Mayernick formed The Mayernick Group in 2010 and reside in Tallahassee, FL with their two daughters, Addison and Kennedy.
With over a decade of political strategy experience, Tracy Hogan Mayernick is responsible for developing, coordinating and advocating for The Mayernick Group’s client’s legislative needs.
Tracy boasts an extensive background and is known as one of the top appropriations lobbyists in Florida. She was recently named the Appropriations Lobbyist of the Year and recognized in the exclusive company as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Florida Politics. The appropriations process is an area of representation that requires a very specific and unique set of skills and Tracy takes pride in consistently delivering for her clients.
Prior to forming The Mayernick Group in 2010, Tracy ran numerous political grassroots programs in support of legislative candidates statewide. Tracy is a native of Tampa, Florida and resides in Tallahassee with her husband Frank and two daughters, Addison and Kennedy.
With more than 20 years of experience in Florida's executive and legislative branches, Rob has a deep understanding of the governmental process.
Since 2007, Rob served as director of legislative and Cabinet affairs for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. Prior to that, he served as Cabinet affairs director to Attorney General Bill McCollum. Before joining the Attorney General's office, Rob served as Governor Jeb Bush's deputy director of Cabinet affairs and as Senior clemency advisor.
Rob has expertise in navigating complex policy issues including property insurance, bond finance, environmental and State Board of Trustees. He also worked closely with members of the Florida legislature on many of General Bondi's top priorities, such as passage of synthetic drug legislation, human trafficking measures, and providing resources to victims of violent crimes.
Rob grew up in Ft. Myers, Florida, and earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Florida State University.
After fours year of working in the Florida House, Brooke joined the firm in October 2021, bringing with her a deep understanding of the legislative process and an ability to work on complex policy issues.
Brooke most recently served as the lead policy analyst and communications specialist in the Florida House Majority Office, where she interpreted priority legislation, created informative content for conference-wide distribution, and served as a liaison to 78 Republican Representatives.
Prior to the Majority Office, Brooke worked with individual members of the House, helping them advance their legislative priorities through public education and awareness. She also worked with several members in their campaign offices.
Brooke is a graduate of Florida State University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science. She is currently working towards a master's degree in Mass Communication specializing in Global Strategic Communication at the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communication.