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founded the firm in 2001 following his first three years of employment in Florida state
Later that year, Ubben returned to state government to serve as the Director of
Legislative & Cabinet Affairs at the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs.
He also served as the agency's chief spokesman and was the Executive Director of
the Florida Commission on Veterans' Affairs.
A year prior to reopening
Confianza Consulting, Inc. in 2005, Ubben served as chief development officer
and director of public policy at Volunteers of America - Florida, a non-profit
organization dedicated to providing outreach services to Florida's homeless
veterans and affordable housing to Florida's most vulnerable citizens.
first tour in the Bush/Brogan Administration, Ubben served as Public Affairs
Director at the Florida Transportation Commission and as Director of External
Affairs at the Department of Management Services' Division of State Group
Insurance. Previously, Ubben was Deputy Communications Director at the
Florida Department of Education under then-Commissioner Frank T. Brogan.
Prior to his
arrival in Tallahassee, Ubben spent more than a decade in various public affairs
positions in Washington, DC.
political action committees at United Technologies Corporation and MCI
Communications Corporation, directed a major-donor program at the Republican
National Committee and lobbied for the Helicopter Association International.
Ubben received a
B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.