Serial bankrupt and failed candidate for Florida’s Chief Monetary Officer, Allie Braswell, now seeks to run for workplace once more, this time in a bid for State Consultant in Orlando, and residents are elevating questions in regards to the far left politician’s funds.
Braswell, till not too long ago, served as Chairman of the Board for the Winter Backyard Theater and his management not too long ago got here below hearth from the Orlando Sentinel and different retailers for alleged monetary mismanagement. A wave of resignations and present cancellations rocked the Backyard Theater all through the summer season and employees and performers shared their issues with OLN.
“Quite a lot of us are asking the place the cash goes,” Shannon* of the Backyard Theater defined on the time. “There’s a motive why a whole lot of us are quitting proper now. Maybe if Allie spent extra time doing his job and fewer time campaigning we might be in a greater place.”
In an e mail to board members, obtained by the Orlando Native Information, employees members reported that “by this time final yr, we had 803 subscribers. This yr, in the identical timeframe, we have now 612, as we needed to cancel a subscription acquisition letter, emails, and social media pushes because of the ‘A Bronx Story’ information.”
The associated fee to the theater as of June tallied as much as over $20,000 in refunds and cancellations.
In a now eliminated assertion on the Backyard Theater’s social media pages, employees vented their complaints, lashing out at Braswell for his ineptitude:
“As a employees, we have now been pushed right into a place of exhaustion, each bodily and mentally,” the submit said. “Our interactions with the board have been met with unanswered questions, aggression, retaliatory habits and toxicity.”
Braswell’s historical past of economic mismanagement extends past the theater as effectively, with 4 bankruptcies to his title and a hhost of lawsuits and foreclosures.
Along with main the Backyard Theater towards insolvency, Braswell additionally reoriented the main target of the theater towards “Woke” insurance policies. Braswell holds a certificates in Superior Variety Fairness And Inclusion and even served as what many have described as a “Woke” advisor, based on his LinkedIn web page.
In a sequence of tweets through the COVID-19 pandemic in August of 2020, Braswell lashed out on the medical discipline, labeling professionals and executives as racist with seemingly the identical toxicity as his interactions on the Backyard Theater:
“’Racists don’t put on sheets when they’re seated within the C-suite, within the boardrooms of hospitals & medical faculties, or editorial boards of medical journals. So it’s as much as our allies in these rooms to acknowledge evil the place it exists and purge it from the tradition of drugs.’”
Nevertheless it is not simply the Backyard Theater or the medical discipline below assault. It might be the taxpayers subsequent. Allie Braswell’s historical past of racism, divisive rhetoric, and insolvency now await the voters’ overview on the poll field.
Braswell faces Republican Carolina Amesty within the Basic Election for State Home district 45. Braswell couldn’t be reached for remark.
*Identify altered to guard id