Posted on Feb 29, 2024

Addition of Governmental Affairs to Global-5’s Services Lineup Helps Clients Navigate Regulations, Policies

Global-5 has named Robert “Bobby” Olszewski, Ph.D., to the newly created position of vice president of government and community relations. Olszewski is a former member of the Florida House of Representatives (District 44), serving the theme parks and attractions area of Orange County, as well as a former City of Winter Garden Commissioner.

Olszewski will be responsible for leading all Global-5 government and community affairs efforts throughout the nation. In addition to serving as a program manager for local government clients, he will help clients navigate local, state, and federal government structures, policies, and regulations. In addition, Olszewski will provide counsel regarding policy advocacy and relationship building with community leaders.

“We are delighted to have Bobby with Global-5 and are so excited about the avenues of service that he opens for our clients,” Mary Hamill, founder and president/CEO of Global-5, said. “His first-hand expertise in how transportation policies are shaped, and his understanding of the way public sentiment affects the progress of transportation projects are invaluable assets.”

Danny Perez, Speaker-Designate for the Florida House of Representatives, congratulated Global-5 on its newest addition “This is outstanding news from Global-5. Bobby Olszewski is a great friend and was a wonderful colleague when he served with us in the Florida House of Representatives. His experience and knowledge of government and transportation appropriations and policy issues will greatly benefit all Global-5 clients.”

Olszewski said he could not be more thrilled to be on the Global-5 team. “Having the ability to communicate with millions of community stakeholders daily on our client’s behalf is such a rewarding responsibility.  We have an outstanding team of nearly 40 professionals throughout the nation whom I look forward to working with in making a positive impact for all our government, transportation, and nonprofit clients in marketing, public outreach, and training.”

Prior to joining Global-5, Olszewski was the managing principal of Emerson Management & Consulting Group, Inc.; worked as a consultant for Special Olympics Florida; and was president of Florida Laboratories in Orlando. He also served as the Orange County Government Community Action Board Chairman and Chairman of the Roper YMCA Board of Directors with the YMCA of Central Florida.

Olszewski has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in business administration from Northcentral University; a Master of Science degree in management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; and a Master of Arts degree in corporate communication and technology from Rollins College. He earned an undergraduate double major from the University of Central Florida in radio/television and organizational communication.

Olszewski has created academic coursework for Rollins College, Colorado State University, and University of California-Irvine. He has served as an adjunct professor for 20 years, teaching undergraduate and graduate students both online and in-class courses in marketing, management, business, public relations, and communications for: University of Central Florida, Rollins College, Barry University, Boston University, Florida Institute of Technology, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Colorado State University, Columbia College, Belhaven University, and University of California-Irvine.

Learn how Global-5 can help your organization navigate local, state, and federal government structures, policies, and regulations by contacting John Hamill at or 407-571-6771.