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Personal & Career

Legislative Service

  • Elected to the Senate in 2018
  • House of Representatives, 2010-2018

Other Public Service

  • Florida Citrus Commission, Chair
  • Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association, President
  • East Charlotte Drainage District, Chair

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Farm Bureau, Champion of Agriculture, 2013-2018
  • Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate Award, 2012-2018
  • Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year, 2016
  • Florida Parks and Recreation Association, Park Champion Award, 2014
  • Guardian ad Litem, Legislator of the Year, 2014
  • Small County Coalition, Leadership Award, 2013
  • Florida Cattlemen's Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
  • Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, Legislator of the Year, 2012
  • Florida Farm Bureau, Legislator of the Year, 2012
  • Peace River Center, Legislator of the Year, 2011
  • Florida Southern College, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2011
  • American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty Award, 2011
  • Associated Builders/Contractors, Friend of Free Enterprise, 2011


  • First Christian Church of Wauchula, Elder

Biographical Information

Occupation: Agribusiness Owner
Spouse: Missy Albritton of Wauchula, FL
Children: Rebecca, Joshua, Ryan
  • Florida Southern College, B.S., Business/Citrus, 1990
Born: August 17 in Lakeland, Florida
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Recreation: Spending time with family, reading
Consists of DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee counties and parts of Charlotte, Lee, Polk counties

Date Proposed Bill Title
Sponsored Bills Policy Area
Date Sponsored Date Proposed Bill Title
Cosponsored Bills Policy Area
Position Date From Date to District Branch Party State
Senator 26 Senate Tallahassee
Introduced House
Passed House
Introduced Senate
Passed Senate
To President
Became Law
Vote Date Vote Bill Title
Name Position Date Joined Branch
Politician Party Purpose Type Date Amount
Type Address
District (863) 534-0073
Capitol (850) 487-5026