CCOC Staff

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John Dew
Executive Director

John has been the Executive Director since 2003. He has nearly 30 years of high-level government and managerial experience including positions with the Legislature, Court System, and Auditor General. John holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Florida State University.







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Marleni Bruner
Performance, Policy, & Education Director

Marleni joined the CCOC in March 2017. She brings invaluable experience to the CCOC including holding budget positions at the Florida Department of Revenue and the Florida Governor’s Office of Policy and Budget. She has worked in state government since 2008. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and will complete her Master's degree in Public Administration from FSU in Summer 2024.


She is staff support for the Executive Council; the Revenue Enhancement Committee, the Legislative Committee, and the Performance Improvement and Efficiencies Committee; the primary contact for training and the CCOC Education contract; CCOC reporting forms; and CCOC external reports. She also assists in the maintenance of the CCOC website and social media accounts.

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Griffin Kolchakian
Budget and Communications Director

Griffin joined the CCOC in May 2021. He brings a wealth of knowledge in budget and finance. His love for numbers has carried him through a series of jobs including at the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Financial Services, and the Governor’s Office of Policy and Budget. Tallahassee-born and raised, Griffin practices service through various organizations such as the Capital Brotherhood of Tallahassee and Tallahassee Friends of Our Parks Foundation. He enjoys playing golf, traveling with his wife and son, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on FSU athletics.


He is the lead staff for the Budget Committee; oversees the monthly reconciliations and the yearly settle-up process, manages records requests, and the CCOC social media platforms and the CCOC website.



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Leonard Carper
Data Quality Officer

Leonard is a retired school teacher and retired military veteran who began with the CCOC in 2013 while still serving on active duty. He has served in the United States Air Force and the Army National Guard. He brings extensive budget and military accounting experience to the CCOC. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University and his Master’s from the University of Kansas. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.


He is the primary contact regarding report intake, quality assurance reviews, reporting questions, and data extracts.






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Johnny Petit
Actuarial Performance Analyst

Johnny joined the CCOC team in February 2018. He brings considerable mathematical and statistical experience to the organization having previously held positions at the Department of Financial Services. Johnny holds a bachelor's degree in Pure Mathematics, a master's degree in Financial Mathematics, and he is currently pursuing a doctoral degree. He currently teaches math at Tallahassee Community College. Outside of work, he enjoys running and spending time with his wife and two children.


He is the primary contact regarding revenue projections, statistical analysis, quarterly performance reporting, and other detailed reporting analyses.