Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Byron Donalds is the product of a single-parent household. Throughout his life, his mother made every sacrifice possible in order to give him the best opportunity at the American Dream. That philosophy his mother taught him, striving to leave future generations better than the current, is what leads him in his work, his home life, and as a Member of Congress.
Byron attended Florida State University and graduated in 2002 with a bachelor of arts degree in finance and marketing. Byron’s career path has included working in the finance, insurance, and banking industries in Southwest Florida.
When serving in the Florida House of Representatives, Byron chaired the prominent Insurance and Banking Subcommittee while also focusing on elder affairs, criminal justice reform, and striving to make sure each child in Florida has access to a world-class education. He received several recognitions, including being named a Champion of Economic Freedom by Americans for Prosperity and the Award for Conservative Excellence by the American Conservative Union Federation and honored by the Florida Council on Aging for his work preventing elder abuses in financial transactions. Governor Rick Scott also appointed Byron to the board of trustees for Florida Southwestern State College.
In 2020 and subsequently, in 2022, the people of Florida’s 19th Congressional District elected Byron to serve them in Congress. Since entering Capitol Hill, he’s been a firebrand for the conservative movement, freedom, and liberty. In his first term of Congress, Bryon served on the Committees on Oversight and Reform, the Budget, and Small Business. In the 118th Congress, Byron sits on the Oversight and Accountability and Financial Services Committees and the distinguished House Steering Committee as the Speaker Designee. As a rising star in the Republican Party, he has stood in the trenches aganist the rise of woke culture in schools, corporate America, the financial services industry, and our military. Byron is also a staunch advocate for the Second Amendment, School Choice, Fiscal Sanity, Secure Borders, Law and Order, and a Limited Federal Government.
Byron Donalds lives in Naples, Florida, with his wife, Erika, and their three sons, Damon, Darin, and Mason. Having spent his adult life in business, service, and leadership in his community, he will continue leading a prosperous and conservative Southwest Florida and fight for those same values in Washington, DC.
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