HON. TIMOTHY E. MAHONEY
Tim Mahoney represented Florida’s 16th Congressional District in the 110th U.S, Congress. During his tenure, the pro-business Democrat won awards for being “The Man in The Middle” and the “Most Effective New Member of Congress”. His work on the Financial Services and Agriculture Committees resulted in his passing major legislation in the areas of renewable energy, low-income senior housing, catastrophic insurance and tort reform. Tim considers his greatest professional accomplishment the passage of legislation into law that saved funding for free public transportation for the elderly and Americans with disabilities.
Prior to serving in Congress, Congressman Mahoney was a co-founder of vFinance, Inc., which subsequently merged with National Holdings Corporation. National has grown to become one of America’s top 50 brokerage firms. The company manages in excess of $5 billion of client assets and has over 1000 professionals located in more than 125 offices worldwide. During that time Tim and his business partner founded The Center for Innovative Entrepreneurship. Before his foray on Wall Street, Tim spent 15 years in the computing business where he is recognized as a pioneer in the personal computer business and regarded as an expert in the commercialization of technology, its production and mass distribution. During that time, two of his ventures went public and one was sold to a major private equity firm. Tim’s business accomplishments were featured in the book “If at First You Don’t Succeed… The Eight Patterns of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs” by Brent Bowers, a former small-business editor for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.
In addition, Tim has put his 35 years of business experience to work building Caribou LLC by successfully serving a wide variety of clients, from start-up oil and gas partnerships to Fortune 500 “Tech” companies. Tim and his Caribou partners service their clients by developing strategies and then take the lead in their execution. Caribou brings the strategic resources required to raise capital, develop and license technology, or enter new markets. Mahoney has also been a rancher and a member of the Florida Cattleman’s Association.
Tim is married to Wai Wai and is the proud father of three. He is a devoted “hockey dad” to Vivian age 7 and JJ age 8. His daughter Bailey, a scholarship equestrian athlete at Oklahoma State University, who after completing her MBA went on to earn a law degree from the University of Denver and now practices law. Congressman Mahoney holds a BA degree in Computer Science and Business from West Virginia University and a M.B.A from George Washington University.