Grover C. Robinson, IV

BCC District 4

Commissioner Grover C. Robinson, IV, is a seventh generation Pensacolian who grew up in Escambia County’s District 4. First elected to his home district in 2006, Commissioner Robinson became a Florida Certified Commissioner in June 2008 and served as the Escambia County Board of County Commisisoner's Chairman in 2009.

Commissioner Robinson graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1988 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics (Summa cum Laude) from Birminham-Southern College in 1992. In addition to the community and career involvement listed below, Commissioner Robinson and his wife Jill have two children, Grover V, 17 and Anna Lowrey, 13. Commissioner Robinson and his family are active parishioners at Christ Episcopal Church.

Commissioner Robinson is committed to working for and with the citizens of District 4 and of Escambia County to make a better community which enhances the quality of life for all citizens.

Government Experience:

Escambia County Commissioner, 2006 – Present (Vice-Chairman, 2013-2014)

            - (Chairman, 2009-2010)

Employment

  • Coldwell Banker United Realtors-Broker Associate (2011-Present)
  • Grover Robinson & Associates, Inc. (1997 – 2011)
    (Commercial Real Estate Broker/President (2000 – 2011)
  • AmSouth Bank – Commercial Lending (1992 – 1997)

Community Involvement

  • President-Elect for FAC (2013-present)
  • Chairman, Florida Gulf Consortium for the RESTORE Act (2012-present)
  • Board Member, Florida Inventor's Hall of Fame
  • Member, Gulf Consortium Administrative Officer (2012-Present)
  • Member Commission on Florida Oil Spill Response Coordination (2012-Present)
  • Florida Association of Counties, Interim 1st Vice President (2012-2013)
  • Florida Association of Counties Federal Action Team – Vice Chairman  (2011 – 2012)
  • Alabama – Florida TPO Chairman (2009-2010)
  • Pensacola State College Foundation Board Member  (2000 – Present)
     -  President (2008 – 2010)
  • Baptist Healthcare Foundation Board Member (2000 – Present)
  • Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida Board Member (1998 – 2009, Chairman 2002 – 2003)
  • Rotary Club of Pensacola Member (1995 – Present)
  • Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Director (1999 – 2005)
  • United Way of Escambia County Director (1999 – 2002)
  • Christ Episcopal Church Vestry Member (1996 – 1999, 2003 – 2005, 2011- present)
  • City of Pensacola Planning Board Member (2002 – 2005)

Awards

  • 2013 Presidential Advocate
  • 2013 Leadership Pensacola Tallahassee Award
  • 2012 Certificate of Appreciation from Pensacola Christian College 
  • 2012 Junior Achievement  Hall of Fame Laureate 
  • 2012 Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition (Senate)
  • 2012 FAC Presidential Advocate Award
  • 2012 NACo Leadership Institute Certification
  • 2012 Grover Robinson III Pensacola Rotary Service Award
  • 2012 FAC Advanced County Commissioner
  • 2012 FLERA Elected Official Environmental Leadership Award
  • 2011 Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition (House of Representatives)
  • 2011 Pet Jury Duty Humanitarian Award
  • 2011 FAC Presidential Advocate Award
  • 2009 Celebrate Pensacola Award
  • 2008 Certification County Commissioner (CLI) from FAC
  • 2001 Pensacola Area Commitment to Excellence Emerging Leader Award
  • 2000 Junior Achievement Impact Award

Biographical Information

Education:

  • Booker T. Washington High School, Pensacola, Florida  – Diploma, 1988
  • Birmingham – Southern College, Birmingham, AL  – BS in Economics, 1992 Summa cum Laude  

Personal:

Commissioner Robinson is a seventh generation Pensacolian who grew up in Escambia County’s District 4.  In addition to the community and career involvement listed above, Commissioner Robinson and his wife Jill have two children, Grover V, 17 and Anna Lowrey 13.   Commissioner Robinson and his family are active parishioners at Christ Episcopal Church.

Commissioner Robinson is committed to working for and with the citizens of District 4 and of Escambia County to make a better community which enhances the quality of life for all citizens.