About Alan

Alan Maio and his wife, Nancy, moved to Sarasota County 34 years ago. Alan is a long-time Conservative Republican and successful businessman who has built two large restaurants, a large consulting business and a vacation rental business. Those entities remain today and are employing people, using vendors and paying taxes.

Alan served honorably in the United States Army and attended Seton Hall University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

He and Nancy live in Nokomis. They have three adult children, and four grandchildren.

Alan has served one term as the District 4 Sarasota County Commissioner, including a year as Chairman. He is running for his second term to continue his commitment to excellence in Sarasota County government, which includes keeping spending, taxation and regulation in check while ensuring the high quality of life that Sarasota County residents have come to expect.


Community Service

  • Sarasota County Commission, (2014-Current)
  • Former Chairman of the Sarasota County Commission
  • Vice Chairman Sarasota-Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization (BOCC representative)
  • Visit Sarasota County (BOCC representative)
  • Chairman of the Florida Association of Counties Enterprise Committee
  • Chairman of the Peace River/Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority
  • Habitat for Humanity Board Member
  • Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council (Governor’s Appointee 2000-2006)
  • Former Chairman of Sarasota County Planning Commission (Served on Board from 1994-2000)
  • Florida Regional Council Association (2005-2006)
  • Sarasota County Code Enforcement Board (1987-1990)
  • Sarasota County Board of Zoning Appeals (1990-1994)
  • Member Florida Planning & Zoning Association
  • Former Member Venice Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Former Member Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • Former Commissioner & Vice Chair Nokomis Volunteer Fire Department
  • Sarasota County Sheriff’s Advisory Board Member
  • Suncoast Blood Bank Treasurer and Board Member (former)
  • Goodwill Manasota Board Member
  • Nokomis Area Civic Association Board of Directors