James R. Card


Over 20 years in Florida politics

Served as legislative staff in both the Florida House & Senate

Jimmy Card is the Principal of Continental Strategy and has over 20 years of experience as a lobbyist. Primarily focused on healthcare with an extensive background in the managed care industry, Jimmy has successfully navigated the complex healthcare landscape and advocated for the interests of his clients at both the federal and state levels.

Prior to joining the lobbying industry, Jimmy worked on multiple political campaigns and served as a legislative staff member to several members in the House and Senate. This experience provided him with an in-depth understanding of the legislative process and the inner workings of government, allowing him to effectively advocate for his clients’ interests. He has developed strong relationships with legislators and Florida’s regulatory agencies, providing his clients with a deep understanding of the policies and regulations unique to each client.

Throughout his career, Jimmy has established a reputation for his strategic thinking, unparalleled work ethic, and unwavering commitment to his clients’ success. His expertise and advocacy have helped shape policies at both the federal and state levels, and he continues to be a trusted advisor to his clients in navigating the ever-changing political and regulatory landscape.

In addition to his extensive experience in lobbying and government affairs, Jimmy is also a proud owner of Epic Bikes, a popular bike shop located in Tallahassee. Jimmy’s experience as a small business owner provides him with a unique perspective on the challenges faced by his clients, particularly in navigating complex regulatory environments and managing costs. His understanding of the interplay between government policy and business operations allows him to provide his clients with strategic advice that considers both their financial and regulatory objectives.

Through his work at both his lobbying firm and bike shop, Jimmy has established himself as a respected leader in the Tallahassee community. His dedication to his clients, his community, and his passion for cycling continue to drive him in all of his endeavors.



Florida State University, B.S., Communications/Public Relations


Direct: (202) 642-5989