Melaney Cordell is a Senior Associate for Buigas & Associates. Specializing in education and healthcare with both the legislative and executive branches of government. Mrs. Cordell works with clients in various capacities. Such assistance ranges from helping to obtain initial licensure from the State, assisting and expediting in obtaining Medicaid provider numbers, assisting and expediting Change of Ownership for a variety of licenses, troubleshooting with the state’s fiscal agent, preparing legislative strategies and working to pass legislation.
Mrs. Cordell has been involved with the Florida Legislature for the past nineteen years. Prior to joining Buigas and Associates, she served as the Legislative Assistant to the chair of the Human Services Committee in the House of Representatives. Mrs. Cordell has a background working with client bases that include the developmentally disabled population, Pre-Operative Registered Nurses, Dental Benefits Administrators, healthcare clinics, not for profit organizations and national associations.
Mrs. Cordell is also active in political campaigns across the state. She has worked on many local, and state and congressional campaigns and continues to enjoy the grassroots effort that encompasses the political arena.
Throughout her career Mrs. Cordell has assisted in passing legislation, working with the state, assisted clients with navigating through the state budget process and has continued to stay involved in campaigns. Mrs. Cordell is a graduate of the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and International Affairs.Back