Casey Erin Grigsby brings more than a decade of experience in professional communications, government relations, freight planning, public engagement, and environmental analysis. She oversees the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) Council, which funds port enhancements to spur economic growth in Florida. She coordinates seaport planning and development in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Governor’s Office, and individual seaports.
Ms. Grigsby previously worked at CDM Smith, an international engineering firm where she served as an in-house consultant for FDOT. Embedded in the FDOT Central Office as a transportation consultant, Ms. Grigsby specialized in providing public relations, communications, planning, and logistics expertise to the FDOT Office of Freight Logistics and Passenger Operations (FLP). Serving as the on-site project manager, Ms. Grigsby was responsible for task management, executive management collaboration, and strategic crisis communication management. Ms. Grigsby provided on-site policy implementation support for the FLP Office providing planning and support to aviation, seaport, transit, and freight and multimodal operations, Strategic Intermodal System Program (SIS), the SIS Strategic Plan, and the Florida Transportation Plan. Prior to her work at CDM Smith she held positions at the Florida State University Foundation, the Florida House of Representatives, and the Department of Community Affairs.
Grigsby holds a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Master’s degree in Urban & Regional Planning from The Florida State University, in addition to a Master’s degree in Communications from Purdue University. Ms. Grigsby resides in Tallahassee, Florida with her husband Thomas and three children.