Jimmy Patronis

District: 6 -- Republican

Part of Bay

Committee Membership for 2012 - 2014 Term

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Panama City
Occupation:  Restaurateur-Captain Anderson's
Spouse:  Katie Patronis
Child(ren):  Jimmy Theo Patronis III, John Michael Patronis
Education:  Gulf Coast Community College, A.S., Restaurant Management, A.A., General Education, 1994; Florida State University, B.S., Public Administration, Communications, Political Science, Leadership Florida, Class XVI, 1996
Born:  April 13, 1972, Panama City, FL
Religious Affiliation:  Greek Orthodox (lifelong member of the St. John's Greek Orthodox Church)
Recreational Interest:  amateur radio license-KD4MBU, boating, fishing, hunting, traveling, woodworking

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2006, reelected subsequently
House of Commons, Research Assistant, London, U.K., 1996
Florida Senate, intern, 1995

Other Public Services

Bay County-Panama City International Airport and Industrial District, past Chairman
Bay County Airport Authority, 2004-2006
Florida Elections Commission, 1998-2003
Florida Council on Vocational Education, 1996-1997


American Legislative Exchange Council, Florida State Chair, 2009-present
Greater Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman
Gulf Coast Community College Foundation Board, Director, 2004-present
James Madison Institute, 2002-present
Vision Bank, Director, 2000-present
Bay County EDA, board member, 2005-2007
Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, board member, 1998-2006
Gulf Coast Medical Center, Trustee, 2004-2006


Florida Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Florida Program, Class XVI
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA), past National President
Florida Trend, Golden Spoon Award, 1980-2004
Southern Living magazine, Reader's Choice Favorite Seafood Restaurant, 1996

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