Giovanni Capriglione

Giovanni has been married for 15 years to his wife Elisa and has three children, two of whom attend Carroll Elementary School. He has lived the American dream. After receiving his BS in Physics he pursued his MBA in Finance from Santa Clara University. After school Giovanni went on to work for a DFW based venture capital/private equity firm.Giovanni is now the owner and President of his own small business, Texas Adventure Capital LLC, where he provides business services to various investment fund managers and business owners. His focus is investing in Texas-based small businesses. Prior to that Giovanni was a Senior Vice President at an investment firm where he managed the loan and equity portfolios of various American businesses. Before that Giovanni held various positions at computer engineering companies primarily centered around semiconductor design and Internet products.Giovanni was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2012 and is serving his second term representing District 98 which encompasses all or part of Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake, Keller, Westlake, North Fort Worth and Haslet. He currently serves on the following committees: Appropriations, Local & Consent, and Investments & Financial Services where he serves as the Chair of the Bond Indebtedness sub-committee. �He voluntarily serves as the Secretary of the House Energy Caucus and on the public school finance work-group during the interim session and has become a champion for public education, particularly focusing on equitable funding for robin-hood districts.