October 21, 2022

Charles F. James, IV Selected to Inaugural Class of Leadership Northwest Florida

OCTOBER 21, 2022 (Pensacola, FL)

Clark Partington Attorneys at Law is proud to announce that Firm shareholder and real estate attorney Charles F. James, IV has been selected by Florida’s Great Northwest (FGNW) Foundation as a participant for the inaugural Leadership Northwest Florida class. Eighteen leaders were selected to participate in Class I of the program focused on regional collaboration through community, content and connection.

Class I participants will be immersed in a seven-month educational program and meet other leaders from a variety of backgrounds who represent Northwest Florida’s diverse composition. It will offer participants a holistic view of the conditions, challenges and opportunities that are shared throughout the region focusing on the areas of Business Vitality, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Infrastructure, Talent, and Quality of Place.

“The FGNW Foundation Board selected individuals most likely to utilize their leadership abilities for the long-term benefit and betterment of Northwest Florida,” said Jennifer Conoley, President and CEO of Florida’s Great Northwest & FGNW Foundation. “Mr. James was selected for demonstrating the ideal characteristics sought after in program participants.”

When asked for his thoughts on the upcoming Class, Charles stated, “I am thankful for the opportunity to participate, and the support of my Firm. I am excited to connect and collaborate with fellow leaders in Northwest Florida to benefit our region.”

The Firm congratulates Charles and all fellow Northwest Florida leaders selected to serve in this important inaugural class.

The program kicks off with an opening retreat in November and will run until May 2023.

For more information on Charles F. James, IV, visit https://clarkpartington.com/professional/charles-f-james/

For more information on the program, visit https://www.floridasgreatnorthwest.com/lnwf.

To view the press release of all the class members, visit https://www.floridasgreatnorthwest.com/news/floridas-great-northwest-foundation-announces-selection-of-inaugural-leadership-northwest-florida-class.

About Leadership Northwest Florida:
For Northwest Florida to continue to compete, diversify and thrive, it will take informed, dedicated leaders who understand the complex and competitive environment of economic transformation. Leadership Northwest Florida is designed to be an educational program offered for professionals in all industry sectors desiring to grow their knowledgebase, network, and skillset in the 12-county region of Florida’s Great Northwest footprint. This experience will ultimately result in long-term influence of the leadership graduates for the betterment of Northwest Florida.

About Florida’s Great Northwest:
Florida’s Great Northwest is the regional economic development organization for the Florida Panhandle. The organization was created to promote Northwest Florida for economic growth and diversification, advocate for economic development issues that affect the region, and collaborate to improve regional competitiveness. The organization accomplishes this in partnership with the state and local economic development organizations, rural regional economic development organization, utility partners, private sector businesses, local government, higher education institutions, workforce boards, and community leaders.

About Clark Partington:

Clark Partington is a preeminent Gulf Coast regional law firm, serving the comprehensive legal needs of individuals and businesses as trusted advisors and counsel, with offices in Pensacola, Destin, Santa Rosa Beach & Tallahassee.

We stand on the shoulders of the founders who forged the success of our firm, we are shaped by our respect for their legacy, and propelled forward by a quiet confidence born of 46 years of excellence.