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Byron DonaldsREPRepublican United States Representative, FL-19
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Byron Lowell Donalds (born October 28, 1978) is an American politician and financial professional serving as the U.S. representative for Florida's 19th congressional district since 2021. His district serves most of the heart of Southwest Florida, including Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Estero, and Naples. Born and raised in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Donalds attended Florida A&M University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and marketing from Florida State University in 2002. Before entering politics, Donalds worked in the finance, insurance, and banking industries. A Republican, he was a member of the Tea Party movement and unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. Donalds represented the 80th district in the Florida House of Representatives from 2016 to 2020.Donalds was elected to Congress in 2020, defeating Democratic nominee Cindy Banyai. In the 2023 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives election, Donalds received enough Republican votes to deny Kevin McCarthy the speakership in the fourth through 11th rounds of voting.

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Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Florida State University
BS Finance/Marketing
1999 - 2002
Florida A&M University
Attended
1996 - 1999
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Florida
2022 - Current
Representative
Florida State House of Representatives
2016 - 2020
Financial Advisor
Wells Fargo Advisors
2015 - Current
Portfolio Manager
CMG Surety, Limited Liability Company
2007 - 2015
Assistant Vice President
Credit Manager, TIB Bank
2006 - 2007
Commercial Credit Manager
TIB Bank
2003 - 2007
Senior Credit Analyst
TIB Bank
2004 - 2005
Credit Analyst
TIB Bank
2003 - 2004
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Board Member
Mason Classical Academy
Current
Member
Florida Southwestern State College Board of Trustees
Current
Member
Naples Tea Party
2008 - Current
Chairman
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Collier County
2006 - Current
Member
Naples Tea Party Leadership Council, present
Youth Leader
Living Word Family Church
Former Chair
Subcommittee on PreK-12 Quality, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on PreK-12, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Business and Professions, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Committee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Health Quality Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Florida State House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture & Property Rights Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives