Commissioner Rosie Paulsen was appointed to the Commission in 2019 by Senate President Bill Galvano, and reappointed in 2023 by Agriculture Commissioner Wilton Simpson. She has been honored as one of the Fifty Most Influential Hispanic Business Leaders in Florida, is a native of Ecuador who came to the United States as a teenager. A public speaker and business trailblazer, Rosie owns Rosie Paulsen Enterprises and S&R Services, a company that brokers Medicare coverage for people all over Tampa Bay. She has received a Leadership Award from the Tampa Bay Hispanic Heritage and is an alumnus of Smart Start Pasco and Inner-City Capital Connection. Rosie currently serves as a commissioner of The Florida Commission on the Status of Women and City of Tampa Equal Business Opportunity Council. She lives in Tampa with her husband and children.