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MyGovGuide Team

The team created MyGovGuide to solve the challenges of individuals and companies trying to understand the who, what, when, where, and how of the executive branch of state government and how to intelligently navigate the state of Florida government space. The goal was to create a business environment that fosters seamless communication, collaboration, and transparency between the public and private sectors to drive meaningful engagement and ultimately forward progress.

David Clark

David Clark

Co-Founder & CEO

David serves as the CEO leading the team to make MyGovGuide a state of the art public sector actionable intelligence solution. David is the founder and owner of Allegiant Strategies Group a strategic consulting and government relations firm specializing in Business to Government (B2G) services. David previously served over 17 years in executive government roles including 4 years as an Airborne Officer in the United States Army. David is a servant leader with a passion for helping others grow and develop winning teams. He believes in the power of the team and mentoring others to see and become the best they can be in every situation. David served the State of Florida since 2004 under four Governors and most recently served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Ron DeSantis. During his tenure he provided executive guidance and policy direction for multiple state agencies with a total budget allocation of over $43 billion and over 28,800 employees. David was responsible for a suite of 13 agencies, offices, and initiatives, including:

  • Department of Management Services & Division of State Technology -> Florida Digital Service
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Education
  • Office of Early Learning
  • Department of Children and Families
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Agency for Persons with Disabilities
  • Department of Elder Affairs
  • Department of Lottery
  • Office of Faith and Community Based Initiatives
  • Office of Adoption and Child Protection
  • Coordinate with the Board of Governors of the State University System
  • Coordinate with the Public Service Commission (Legislative Entity) on business needs and operational functions
Mark Marsiglio

Mark Marsiglio

Co-Founder

Mark is a co-founder of MyGovGuide and serves as a Development Advisor, helping to build MyGovGuide since its beginning. His web development company Contextual Code specializes in creating and maintaining platforms for state government. He’s a tech wizard who used to have hair and he brings with him a stock of strategy know-how and content management expertise. When he’s not at his desk, Mark can be found in the skies or on the mountain biking trails of Northwest Arkansas.

Cynthia Kelly

Cynthia Kelly

Cynthia Kelly

Cynthia serves as the budget consultant guiding the executive and development teams on structure and context ensuring accuracy, availability, and accountability around Florida state government information. Cynthia Kelly retired after a 30+ year career in Florida state government budgeting which included a number of positions in state agencies, the Legislature, and two stints in the Governor’s Office of Policy; Budget (OPB). She was the Director of OPB and served as Staff Director for both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees. After moving to Denver, Cynthia served as Deputy Director for Budget in the Colorado Budget Office. Ready for another adventure, she and her husband recently moved to San Diego, CA, where they are enjoying hiking and exploring all around California.

Grace Marsiglio

Grace Marsiglio

Data Analyst

Grace serves as a Data Analyst at MyGovGuide, working to collect and organize the many names, faces, and agencies of Florida government. She is currently a college junior studying political science at Florida State University with hopes to graduate in Spring 2023 and remain in Tallahassee for her Master’s degree. Outside of class and work, Grace loves to read, travel, and FaceTime her dog (and her family, who are at her home in Arkansas).

Confidential

Senior Strategic Consultant

Our Senior Strategic Consultant provides business plan development guidance, marketing strategy, and growth guidance for MyGovGuide. They previously served as a US military special forces operator with a top secret security clearance. Individual has extensive knowledge in cross functional team leadership, intelligence aggregation, data analytics, strategy, and complex problem solving.

Ashley Clark

Ashley Clark

Business Development Consultant

Ashley serves as the Business Development Consultant and provides direct advisory guidance to the CEO on launch and growth planning, strategy, market research, and financial projections. Ashley is the Chief Operations Officer for Allegiant Strategies Group and previously serving over 14 years in government and private sector audit and accounting roles across the financial, environmental, transportation, and regulated utilities industries. Ashley previously served as the Chairman-appointed Inspector General to the Florida Public Service Commission from 2019-2021, where she managed the Internal Audit and Investigations programs within the Office of Inspector General. In addition to holding her MBA from Liberty University, Ashley also has double undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from Flagler College and has a Florida Real Estate license. Ashley also serves as the President for the Tallahassee Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and serves on the Flagler College-Tallahassee Campus Advisory Board.

Development Team

Contextual Code has been creating bespoke digital solutions since 1995 and specialized in enterprise-level projects for state government agencies. Contextual Code is highly proficient at tackling complex web content implementation projects, including migrations, integrations, customizations, maintenance, and operations.

Hayley Hay

Hayley Hay

Senior Project Manager - Contextual Code

Hayley serves as the Senior Project Manager who is responsible for overseeing the development planning, resourcing, and implementation of the application. With 14+ years working in the private sector, but with state government agencies, she brings a unique technical perspective to the MyGovGuide team.

Matt Smiley

Matt Smiley

Frontend Developer (UI/UX) - Contextual Code

Matt serves as a UI/UX developer with over 15 years enterprise-level web experience. One of under 500 Web Accessibility Specialists certified by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), Matt’s focus is accessible web design and frontend development. He received his Bachelor of Science in Studio Art with a focus in Graphic Design from Florida State University in 2008.

Chris Moutsos

Chris Moutsos

Full Stack Developer - Contextual Code

Chris serves as a full stack Developer with a focus on backend and knows how to leverage existing technologies as well as create customized solutions in order to make applications come to life. Chris brings years of experience with a variety of technologies, specializing in content management systems, data imports, and extending existing systems. Chris is focused on not just implementing a solution that works, but one that is maintainable, reliable, and extendable. Chris earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Florida State University and he enjoys using technology to enable users to enhance their lives.

Ivan Ternovtsiy

Bio Coming Soon

Taylor Googe

Developer - Contextual Code

Taylor serves as a developer with a focus on back-end development. When she isn’t at her desk you can find her in the backyard tending to her beehives or her garden.