21 graduate from FDLE’s Advanced Leadership Program


For Immediate Release
May 17, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FDLE’s Bureau of Professional Development announces the graduation of 21 FDLE members from Class Five of the Advanced Leadership Program.
“These graduates are FDLE’s leaders and they will continue to grow and lead this agency,” said FDLE Commissioner Rick Swearingen.  “I encourage the members of this class to start thinking differently, lead by example and challenge the status quo.”
The purpose of this training is to identify and develop current members with the potential to fill key leadership positions within FDLE. This will increase the availability of experienced and capable members that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available.
Topics included an overall introduction to leadership principles, emotional intelligence and followership, leadership vs. management, presentation skills, stress awareness and management, managing multiple generations, and an overview of the FDLE program areas.
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001
Graduates of Class 5 of the Advanced Leadership Program

Sr. Management Analyst Supervisor Jessica Andrews
Criminal Justice Information Services
Sr. Budget Officer Cynthia Barr
Business Support Program
Sr. Management Analyst Supervisor Danielle Bell
Investigations and Forensic Science
Special Agent Supervisor Jim Biddle
Miami Regional Operations Center
Special Agent Mark Brown
Pensacola Regional Operations Center
Crime Lab Analyst Anthony Byrd
Tampa Regional Operations Center
Government Analyst II Jennifer Canfield
Investigations and Forensic Science
Research & Training Specialist Carrie Cook
Investigations and Forensic Science
Government Analyst II Erica Elliott
Investigations and Forensic Science
Systems Programming Consultant Francine Fan
Information Technology Services
Systems Project Consultant Lloyd Harger
Information Technology Services
Sr. Crime Intelligence Analyst I Kristine Kirklin
Pensacola Regional Operations Center
Senior Management Analyst Supervisor Denita Lamar Brun
Criminal Justice Information Services
Special Agent Daniel Mehler
Fort Myers Regional Operations Center
Sr. Management Analyst Supervisor Susie Murphy
Criminal Justice Information Services
Research & Training Specialist Jack Owens
Criminal Justice Professionalism Division
Sr. Crime Intelligence Analyst II Candace Pena
Tampa Regional Operations Center
Government Analyst I Ashley Redmon
Criminal Justice Professionalism Division
Systems Programming Consultant Chris Skeen
Investigations and Forensic Science
Operations & Management Consultant Manager Bobbie Winn
Office of Statewide Intelligence
Research & Training Specialist Kandace Zachary
Investigations and Forensic Science

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.