June 2017 Speaker Meeting – Legislative Update

Note – The meeting will be held at Hilton Naples

Our Florida State Senator, Kathleen Passidomo, and State Representatives Byron Donalds and Bob Rommel, join us for this annual panel discussion to keep us informed about legislative actions that affect our community.

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About Senator Kathleen Passidomo

Senator Kathleen Passidomo was elected to the Florida Senate in November 2016 after having served in the Florida House of Representatives since 2010.

She represents all of Collier and Hendry Counties and parts of Lee County.

In her personal and professional life she firmly believes in giving back to her community. Senator Passidomo and her husband, John, have lived and worked in Naples for 37 years.

About Representative Byron Donalds
Rep. Byron Donalds is member of the Florida House of Representatives representing District 80. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Byron Donalds is the product of a single parent household. As a young man, his mother made every sacrifice possible to give him the best opportunity at the American Dream. Byron attended Florida State University and graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Finance and Marketing in 2002. Since moving to Naples in 2003, Byron has worked in banking and insurance. Currently he is a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors.

Previously, Donalds has served SWFL as a member of the Board of Trustees for Florida Southwestern State College and a founding Board member for Mason Classical Academy, a public charter school in Naples.

Byron Donalds lives in Naples, Florida with his wife, Erika, and his three sons, Damon, Darin, and Mason.

About Representative Bob Rommel
Rep. Bob Rommel was born and raised in Keyport New Jersey. In 2002, he sold his mortgage company that he and a partner had founded. The company had offices in New Jersey, Florida, California and Pennsylvania and grew to 120 employees in just 5 years. Bob’s business in the region led he and his wife Sandra to spend more time in Southwest Florida until eventually they made Naples their full-time home.

Bob and his business partner currently own three restaurants; Bistro 41 in Fort Myers, Bayfront Bistro in Fort Myers Beach and Bills Olde Tavern in Hamilton, New Jersey where they pride themselves on offering each customer consistent culinary cuisine and accommodating professional service.

Bob is the past President of the Caxambas Republican Club and a member of the Collier County Republican Party. He is very active in numerous charities.

Cost for Breakfast:

  • $20 Members
  • $25 Non-Members


Hilton Naples

5111 Tamiami Trail No.

Naples, FL 34103

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