Roly Marante possesses a deep understanding of Governmental Relations, Hispanic Affairs & Strategic Communication Strategies with special emphasis on the S FL marketplace, its major employers, technology, development, transportation, governmental, economic development and tourism agencies.
Currently, Roly serves as the Managing Partner of Strategic Access Group & the President of Marante Strategy Group. Roly has an extensive background in complex and compelling community wide issues. In his private sector responsibilities, he represents several Fortune 500 companies and leading regional and local companies in development, education, healthcare, non-profits, technology and transportation sectors.
He formerly served as Chief of Staff to District 6 Miami-Dade County Commissioner Rebeca Sosa, Special Assistant to Florida Governor, Chief of Staff to the Hialeah Mayor and City Council President and Director of Public Affairs for an advertising agency. During his second year of employment with Miami-Dade County, Roly was honored as runner-up in the County’s “Employee of the Year Program.”
An alumnus of FSU and FIU, Marante served as Special Assistant to the Governor of Florida. He served as the Director of Public Affairs and Business Development for BVK/MEKA, a marketing communications and advertising agency.
His extensive experience in the area of General and Hispanic communications is complimented by his service as a former President & Chief Executive Officer of the Hialeah Chamber of Commerce. He is a founding board member of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, where he Chaired the Governmental Affairs Committee, and a former Vice Chairman of the Dade-Hialeah CDC. Roly serves as a key advisor to the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Beacon Council. Marante serves on the FBI-Miami Citizens Academy and leads their advocacy efforts. He has served on Senator Rubio’s Military Academies Selection Committee and is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.
Roly Marante has been recognized by the Latin Builders Association, Christian Community Service Agency, American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Junior Achievement, Que Pasa Orlando Magazine, Amigos for Kids, the YMCA and many local schools for his long-standing commitment and active participation in Community and Hispanic Affairs. Marante is married and is the proud father to 3 children.