[photo, Ronald M. Gunzburger, Senior Advisor, Maryland Governor's Office] RONALD M. GUNZBURGER
Senior Advisor, 2015-23
Director of COVID-19 Response Strategy, 2020-23

Senior Advisor to Governor, January 2015 to January 18, 2023 (assumed full-time status as senior advisor, April 2019), and Director of COVID-19 Response Strategy, March 2020 to January 2023.

Staff Assistant to U.S. Representative Richard A. Gephardt, Congressional District 3, Missouri, 1981-82.

Legislative Assistant to U.S. Representative E. Clay Shaw, Jr., Congressional District 15, Florida, 1983-84.

Assistant Public Defender, 17th Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1988-91.

Assistant Attorney General, Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Unit, Florida, 1993-95.

General Counsel and Director of Administration, Property Appraiser’s Office, Broward County, Florida, 2003-13. General Counsel and Executive Director, Sheriff’s Office, Broward County, Florida, 2013-2019.

Born in Connecticut, July 4, 1963. George Washington University. B.A. (political science), 1984; Vermont Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1987. Admitted to Florida Bar, 1988; District of Columbia Bar, 1990; U.S. Supreme Court, 1994; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 1997; U.S. Court of Appeals for 11th Circuit, 1997. Government Affairs Assistant, National Cattlemen’s Association, 1982-83. Campaign Manager, Larry Hogan for Congress, 1992. Litigation Associate/Partner, Eckerd Seamans LLC, 1995-2000. Founder and publisher of, 1997-. Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, (L4M, Inc.), 2000-03. Of Counsel, Shutts & Bowen, 2001-03. Senior Strategist, Larry Hogan for Governor, 2018. Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, 1986. Democracy Project Point of Excellence Award, Public Broadcasting Service, 1998. “40 Under 40” Award, South Florida Business Journal, 1998. Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, U.S. Department of Defense, 2001. Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding Civilian Support to the 1/23 Marines, Operation Iraqi Freedom II, U.S. Marine Corps, 2005. 500 New Stars of the Legal Profession, Lawdragon Magazine, 2006. LGBT “Out 50”, South Florida Gay News, 2013.

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