Alan Maio and his wife, Nancy, moved to Sarasota County 30 years ago. A longtime conservative Republican, he has built two large restaurants, a large consulting business and a vacation rental business. All are still paying taxes, employing people and paying vendors.
Maio attended Seton Hall University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He has an honorable discharge from the U.S Army.
Maio’s community service includes positions on the Sarasota County Code Enforcement Board (1987-90), the Sarasota County Board of Zoning Appeals (1990-94), the Sarasota County Planning Commission (1994-2000), the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council (2000-06) and the Florida Regional Council Association (2005-06).
Maio is Chair of the Florida Association of Counties Enterprise Committee; a member of the Florida Planning & Zoning Association, and board member of the Sarasota Habitat for Humanity, the Suncoast Blood Bank, and Goodwill Manasota.
Maio is a former member of the board of the directors for the Venice Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and the Nokomis Area Civic Association. He served as commissioner and vice chair of the Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department and has held positions on the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Advisory Board.
Maio and his wife reside in Nokomis. They have three adult children, Alan, Denise and Adam and four grandchildren.