Sunday, April 26, 2015

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Representative  Cary Pigman

District 55

Capitol Office
214 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5055

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District Office
Suite B
205 South Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL 33870-3626
Phone: (863) 386-6000

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55 South Parrott Avenue
Okeechobee, FL 34974-2968
Phone: (863) 462-5019

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Legislative Assistant:
Bryan Mielke

District Secretary:
Maura Palmer

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Avon Park

Occupation:  Emergency Medicine Physician

Child(ren):  Joseph, Robert, Cara, Kevin, Tristan, Michael

Grandchild(ren):  Aidan, Linden, Autumn

Education:  Edgecliff College of Xavier University, B.S., Chemistry, 1976-1980, cum laude; The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1980-1983, Senior Class President, 1982-1983; Naval Hospital in Oakland, California, Rotating Internship in General Surgery, 1983-1984; George Washington - Georgetown Universities, Residency in Emergency Medicine, 1989-1992, Chief Resident, 1991-1992

Born:  November 1, 1958, Mt. Vernon, OH

Military:  United States Navy active duty 1983-89, reserve duty 1989-2000; United States Army reserve duty 2010-present; Deployed to Iraq in 2011, Guatemala in 2012, and Kuwait in 2013; United States Army Commendation Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster; United States Navy Commendation Medal; United States Navy Fleet Marine Force Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Mobilization Device; Army Service Ribbon; Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon; United States Navy Pistol and Rifle Marksman Ribbons

Moved to Florida:  1994

Religious Affiliation:  Christian

Recreational Interest:  auto racing, bicycling, clay shooting, grape production, motorcycle racing, sheep production

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012, reelected subsequently


Florida Ridge Big Brothers Big Sisters, board member, 2008-present

Hardee County Fire Rescue, Medical Director, 2005-present

Air Force Association, Highlands County Chapter, Honorary Colonel

American Medical Association

Farm Bureau

Florida College of Emergency Physicians

Florida Grape Growers Association

Florida Meat Sheep Alliance

National Rifle Association

Rotary Club of Highlands County

Samaritan Touch Care Center, Volunteer Physician

The American Legion, Post 25, Lake Placid, Florida


Associated Industries of Florida, "A" Rating, 2013, 2014

Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll, Distinguished Advocate Award, 2013, 2014

Florida Farm Bureau, Champion of Agriculture, 2014

South Florida Agricultural Council, Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award, 2014

Americans for Prosperity, "A+" Honor Roll, 2013

Florida Health Care Association, Champion for the Elderly, 2013

Florida Right to Life, Life Advocate, 2013

The American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty, 2013

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