Governor Crist’s wedding guest list

Dec 15, 2008

St. Petersburg Times, 12/14/2008

Jeff Atwater, Senate president
Al Austin, Republican fundraiser from Tampa
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker and wife, Joyce, St. Petersburg
Brian Ballard, former chief of staff for Gov. Bob Martinez and a campaign adviser to Crist
Rodney Barreto, a Crist fundraiser
Ron Book, South Florida lobbyist
Charlie Bronson, agriculture commissioner
Dean Colson, a Miami lawyer and adviser to the governor on higher education issues
Dr. Akshay Desai, head of Universal Health Care Insurance in St. Petersburg
Eric Eikenberg, Crist’s chief of staff
Fazal Fazlin, entrepreneur (held fundraisers for Crist during the gubernatorial campaign), St. Petersburg.
Marty Fiorentino, lobbyist and campaign supporter
J. Charles Gray, chairman at GrayRobinson law firm
Jim Greer, Republican Party chairman
Lew Hay, CEO of Florida Power & Light Watson Haynes, Pinellas politico
Rich Heffley, Tallahassee lobbyist
Paul Huck Jr. of Miami, legal adviser
Sherrill Hudson, CEO of TECO
Dr. Bill and Janet Hunter, St. Pete Beach
Erin Isaac, Crist’s current communications director
Manny Kadre, an old friend
Chris Kise, a Tallahassee lawyer and unpaid adviser
Tom Kuntz, chief executive officer at SunTrust
Carl Kuttler Jr., St. Petersburg College president
George LeMieux, Crist’s former chief of staff
Former U.S. Sen. Connie Mack, Crist’s former boss
U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, R-Fla.
U.S. Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., wife of the younger Mack and widow of Sonny Bono
Former Republican Gov. Bob Martinez
Roberto Martinez, former U.S. attorney from Miami
Attorney General Bill McCollum
John McKay, former Senate president
Vivian Myrtetus, Crist’s former communications director
Chris and Fay Nielsen, longtime St. Petersburg residents and philanthropists
Ken Pruitt, former Senate president
David Rancourt, Tallahassee lobbyist
Jim Rimes, GOP executive director
Geraldo Rivera, Fox newsman (Crist came to his mother’s 85th birthday)
State Rep. Darryl Rouson and wife, Angela
Harry Sargeant III, a Boca Raton businessman and Republican fundraiser
Jim Scott, former Senate president
Brent and Debbie Sembler, Pinellas Park
Kathleen Shanahan, former chief of staff for Gov. Jeb Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney
Matt Silverman, Tampa Bay Rays president
Gus Stavros, founder of the Pinellas Education Foundation
Stuart Sternberg, Tampa Bay Rays principal owner
John Stross, real estate developer, owner of Leverock’s restaurant
St. Petersburg Times chairman, CEO and editor Paul Tash and wife, Karyn, St. Petersburg
Carl Troup, governor’s barber
U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton
Jill Zarin, friend of Rome and cast member of the Bravo television series The Real Housewives of New York City