Born and raised in Southwest Florida, Dane Eagle graduated with honors from Bishop Verot High School where he served as Class President and played football. He attended Florida Gulf Coast University before graduating from the University of Florida, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics.
Eagle was elected in 2012 to serve his hometown in the Florida House of Representatives and quickly distinguished himself as a highly effective legislator, passing laws to cut taxes, reduce regulations, curtail illegal immigration, protect the unborn, preserve our waterways, honor our veterans, and keep dangerous criminals off our streets. He currently serves as the House Majority Leader, where he is responsible for leading the Republican Caucus in the Florida House and ushering conservative legislation to the Governor’s desk.
Eagle has received numerous recognitions for his dedication to conservative principles and free market values, including:
- American Conservative Union, Award for Conservative Excellence and Defender of Liberty
- Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll
- Americans for Prosperity, Champion of Economic Freedom
- Florida Family Council, Champion of the Family
- Liberty First Network, Champion of Liberty
In the private sector, Eagle is a commercial real estate broker with over 17 years of experience.
Dane and his wife Brooke live in Cape Coral with their 2-year-old golden retriever, Hampton. They are expecting their first child, a boy, in June. In their spare time they enjoy time on the water, traveling, and appreciating the treasures of the Sunshine State.