SFL Businessman to Challenge Debbie Wasserman Schultz


30 September 2011


(561) 336-0040


SFL Businessman to announce candidacy for Florida’s 20th Congressional District

What: South Florida businessman Ozzie deFaria will announce his candidacy for U.S. Congress, Florida District 20 in the Republican Primary.

When: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 @ 6:00 PM

Where: Bonaventure Country Club, 200 Bonaventure Blvd. Weston, FL 33326

Refreshments will be served.


Ozzie is the son of immigrants from the Cape Verde Islands, and knows what it is like to earn the American Dream as a result of hard work, education and personal responsibility. After working his way through the University of Maine, Ozzie climbed the corporate ladder at AT&T where he managed annual budgets in excess of $1.5 Billion, earned a MBA at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and was sent for post-graduate work at Harvard’s Business School.

He later served as Chief Operating Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer at various companies before becoming a turn-around management consultant. During his 25 years of management experience, he has generated over $800 million to the economy, as well as created over 2,000 private sector jobs. As President and CEO, he has turned money losing operations into profitable growth companies in short order.

He and his wife Sue have six children and after successfully sending four off to college, they now reside in Weston, FL with their 2 youngest.

For more information, visit: press@ozzieforcongress.com or call Bryan Rudnick at (561) 336-0040.


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