Smart Justice for a Safer Florida

About Founding Chair Lori Constantino-Brown

Founding Chair Lori Costantino-Brown is President and CEO of Bridges of America, Inc., where she helped develop one of the first and most effective models for prison diversion programs in the country. She is at the forefront of advocating reforms that save Floridians millions of taxpayer dollars through cost-effective, evidence-based programs that change criminal behavior. Costantino-Brown became President and CEO of Bridges of America in 2006, succeeding founder Frank Costantino. Under her guidance, Bridges of America has grown to be the leading provider of substance abuse treatment and work release programs in Florida. Costantino-Brown was a founding member of Florida TaxWatch’s Center for Smart Justice and Associated Industries of Florida’s Smart Justice Committee. She serves her community and the state in numerous capacities including as a member of the Board of Governors of the Florida Chamber of Commerce; the boards of directors of Associated Industries of Florida, the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association and the Health Start Coalition of Orange County, Inc.; and the executive board of Florida TaxWatch.

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