Candidate for: Orange County Mayor

Jimmy Patronis


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Background & Personal Information

  • BS, Political Science/Communications/Public Administration, Florida State University, 1994-1996
  • AA, Restaurant Management, Gulf Coast Community College, 1992-1994
  • Former Vice President, Captain Anderson’s Restaurant
  • Former Radio Co Host, WPAP FM, Clear Channel Radio
  • Partner, Captain Anderson’s Restaurant, 1986-2017
  • Research Assistant, Office of Robert Ainsworth, Member of Parliament, House of Commons, 1996
  • Legislative Intern, Florida State Senator Ken Jenne, 1995
  • Director/Chair, Economic Development Council, Greater Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1998-present
  • Member, Florida Chamber of Commerce, present
  • Chair, Florida Defense Support Task Force, present
  • Member, National Rifle Association, present, present
  • Member, Saint John’s Greek Orthodox Church, present
  • Former Director, Anchorage Children’s Home
  • Former Chair/Board Member, Bay County Panama City International Airport and Industrial District
  • Member, Constitution Revision Commission
  • Former Councilor, Florida Council on Vocational Education
  • Former Commissioner, Florida Elections Commission
  • Former Director, Foundation of Bay Medical Center
  • Former Board Member, Gulf Coast Community College Foundation
  • Former Trustee, Gulf Coast Medical Center
  • Former Member, Kiwanis Club of Panama City
  • Former Director, Salvation Army Advisory Board
  • Former Member, The James Madison Institute
  • Member, Florida Public Service Commission, 2015-2017
  • Board Member, Bay County Economic Development Alliance, 2005-2007
  • Member, Bay County Airport Authority, 2004-2006
  • Board Member, Bay County Chapter, Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, 1998-2006
  • Co-Chair, American Heart Association Heart Ball, 2004
  • State President, Florida Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, 1992-1993
FamilySpouse: Katie
Children: 2

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