Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Home RSS
 
 
 

Candidate bios: Race for mayor

Joe Coviello, Michael D. Hollow

October 6, 2017
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

The General Election for the Cape Coral City Council mayoral seat features two candidates, Joe Coviello and Michael D. Hollow: *

* Candidate name: Joe Coviello

* Seat sought/district: Mayor, City of Cape Coral

Article Photos

Joe Coviello, Michael D. Hollow

* Age: 62

* Education/degrees:

1977 Franklin & Marshal College, Lancaster, PA. BA in Business Administration

* Occupation and place of employment: Business Consultant

* Time in the district in which you are running/years of residency: 17 years

* Business experience applicable to the office you are seeking:

Regional VP at Grolier, Inc. and Macmillan Publishing, Educational Division

Business Consulting specializing in Employee Benefits, Payroll Processing, Human Resources and Business Insurance

* Political Experience/offices held: City of Cape Coral Chairman of Budget Review Committee last 3 years and member of the committee for a total of 5 years

* Civic/Community involvement:

Cape Coral Construction Industry Association (CCCIA)

Pop Warner Football Coach, Athletic Director & Board Member, 4 years

Cape Coral HS Football Coach, 4 years

United States Merchant Marine Academy Admission Field Representative for Southwest Florida

Service Academy Liaison to Congressman Francis Rooney & previous Congressmen for 10 years: USMMA Nomination Process

Learning for Life, Lee County School System

Habitat for Humanity

Hope Hospice

Human Trafficking Coalition

* Family: Married 35 years to wife Diane. Two sons Captain Ross Coviello, Navy Reserve Officer as a Lieutenant Commander, and Dynamic Positioning Officer, Alex Coviello also Navy Reserve Officer as a Lieutenant. Both sons are graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy one of the 5 Federal Service Academy's

Military Experience: N/A

* Website where voters can find more information on your candidacy:

www.covielloformayor.com/www.facebook.com/covielloformayor

______________________________________________________________________________________________________

* Candidate name: Michael Hollow

* Seat sought/district: Cape Coral Mayor

* Age: 41

* Education/degrees:

American Military University-Master Degree, criminal justice

Edison College - Bachelors Degree, Public Administration

* Occupation and place of employment:

Owner/Broker Associate of RE/MAX Realty Team, 2326 Del Prado Blvd

Co-Owner of All American Title Services

Retired Lieutenant Lee County Sheriff's Office

Prior adjunct Professor for local college

* Time in the district in which you are running/years of residency:

13 year resident of Cape Coral

* Business experience applicable to the office you are seeking:

Owner of RE/MAX Realty Team, for past two years we achieved the #1 office in the State of Florida. We did over 1800 transaction for nearly $500 million in sales for 2016. Currently, we have approximately 150 Realtors and 12 staff members.

While at Lee County Sheriffs Office, I held the position of Internal Affairs Commander, Watch Commander, Detective, K9 Handler.

* Political Experience/offices held:

None

* Civic/Community involvement:

Title Sponsor of Red, White & Boom 2009-2012.

Title sponsor of Vietnam Traveling wall memorial, held at Jaycee Park.

Title Sponsor of Cape Coral City Championship since 2014

Creator/Co-sponsor of Patriot Golf Day (proceed benefit local veterans)

Creator/Co-Sponsor of Thanksgiving Community Dinner.

Coach for CCYA for U10 put to U15 girls teams.

Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees for two years.

Sponsor for Cape Coral Youth Council Movie Night.

* Family: Wife Yoselyn, Son Gabriel, Daughter-in-law Jennifer, Daughter Mikayla and Grandson Brady.

* Military Experience:

None

* Website where voters can find more information on your candidacy:

www.hollowformayor.com/

_________________________________________________________________________

* Editor's Note: All biographical information provided by the candidates

_________________________________________________________________________

Important Dates

- GENERAL, Nov. 7, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

* Voter Registration Book Closes, Oct. 10 (Last day to register to vote in the General Election)

* Early Voting (General Election), Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 1-4

- Lee County Elections Cape Coral Branch Office, 1031 S.E. 9th Place Unit 3

- Cape Coral Library, 921 S.W. 39th Terrace

- Voter registration:

Applications are available online at www.leeelections.com, at all Lee County libraries, and other locations including Cape Coral City Hall at 1015 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce at 2051 Cape Coral Parkway, Department of Motor Vehicles offices, and all Lee County Supervisor of Elections offices including the one in the Cape at 1031 S.E. 9th Place Unit 3 A full list is available at www.leeelections.com.

 
 

 

I am looking for:
in:
News, Blogs & Events Web