• Alzheimer’s Association, Recognition of dedicated support of the Floridians with Alzheimer’s Disease, 2015
  • Department of Defense, Seven Seas Award, 2015
  • Epilepsy Foundation Florida, Champion of the Heart, 2015
  • Florida Association of Healthy Start, Leadership and support, 2015
  • Golden Gate Fire Rescue/East Naples Fire Rescue, Recognition of contributions to the East Naples and Golden Gate Fire Rescue Merge, 2015
  • Share the Care Caregiver Cabinet, Recognition of dedication and support of Floridians who care caregivers, 2015
  • State Law Enforcement Chief’s Association, Representing Leadership, 2015
  • Alzheimer’s Community Care, Support for Alzheimer’s Disease, 2013-2014
  • The Arc of Florida, Effort above and beyond in support of the Florida Dental Program, 2014
  • Bealls PAC, Legislator of the Year, 2014
  • Elder Care Advocacy of Florida, Most Outstanding Member of the House, 2014
  • Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate Award, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
  • The Florida Epilepsy Alliance, Continued support of the Florida Epilepsy Program, 2014
  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Eagle Advocacy Appreciation, 2014
  • Florida Sheriff’s Association, Representative of the Year, 2014
  • Healthy Families, Daniel Webster Award, 2014
  • Leading Age of Florida, Representative of the Year, 2014
  • National Association of Social Workers Florida Chapter, Elected Official of the Year Award, 2014
  • Pace Center for Girls, Representative of the Year, 2014
  • Place of Hope, Dedication of the genesis cottage, 2014
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, Appreciation for Continued Support, 2013
  • Associated Industries of Florida, Champion for Business Award, 2013
  • Bio-Florida, Legislator of the Year, 2013
  • David Lawrence Center, Leadership & Knowledge, 2013
  • Florida Poison Information Center Network, Appreciation for Leadership & Steadfast Support, 2013
  • Florida Renal Coalition, Dedication & Service, 2013
  • Student Government Association (SGA) Edison State College, Distinguished Mentor Award, 2013
  • Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Legislator of the Year Award, 2012
  • Home Care Association of Florida, Home Care Legislative Advocate, 2012
  • Student Government Association (SGA), Edison State College, Collier Campus, Fostering Leadership Award, 2012
  • The Florida Insurance Council, Inc. (FIC), Outstanding Legislative Leadership, 2012
  • Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV), The Representative Denise Grimsley Leadership Award for Outstanding Leadership and Advocacy, 2011
  • Florida Council on Aging, Advocacy for Florida’s Older Citizens, 2011
  • Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc., Outstanding Legislator, 2011
  • Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), Champion of Housing, 2011, 2014
  • Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, Distinguished Alumni Award (Barry University), 2008 & 2011
  • Lee Mental Health (LMH), Advocate of the Year, 2011
  • March of Dimes, Iron Chef Winner, 2011
  • Miramar/Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce, Community Leadership Award, 2011
  • Southern Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Outstanding Leadership & Measurable Impact on Life of Older Adults, 2011
  • Sunrise Community, Inc., Legislator of the Year Through Courage and Compassion, 2011
  • Voices of Hope, House Member of the Year, 2011
  • Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Inc., Friend of Free Enterprise Award, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Florida Health Care Association, Champion for the Elderly, 2010
  • Florida Junior Colleges, Student Government Association (SGA), Bob Graham Distinguished Service Award, 2009-2010
  • Florida Association of Counties, County Champion, 2009
  • Florida Dental Association, Legislator of the Year, 2009
  • National Coalition for Capital, Champion for Small Business, 2009
  • Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith and Family Award, 2008
  • Collier Rotary, President, 2006-2007
  • Golden Gate Fire Control and Rescue District, Dedicated Service to Citizens and Firefighters, 2002-2006
  • Collier Rotary, Outstanding Service and Achievement, President-Elect, 2005-2006
  • Naples Area Board of Realtors, Community Involvement Award, 2004