Republican politician who became the U.S. Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district in 2001. He's held four Caucus memberships, including the Israel Allies Caucus.
He became a real estate broker and a deputy sherif he after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Florida in 1984.
He was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1998 to 2001, where he was a member of the committee on Utilities & Telecommunications.
He has two children and two grandchildren with his wife Viccki.
He succeeded Joe Scarborough as the Representative from Florida's first congressional district.