eorge Oliver III has worked most of his adult life in service to our Nation , Central Florida , and Ocoee as an organizer , volunteer , youth coach , and public servant . He has also given over 10 years of service helping disabled veterans achieve a better quality of life . With careful consideration and prayer , he decided to seek an elected office , Ocoee City Commissioner , District 4 . In 2018 he became the first African American City Commissioner in the history of Ocoee , Florida . He desires to be a public servant for the people in the community where he lives . It is also his desire to bring fresh ideas and positive solutions to the City of Ocoee . George has embraced a 4-part Agenda or Call to Action that will present realistic and workable solutions to the district ’ s concerns :
• Retail Economic Development : Attract new businesses to relocate to the city and district .
• Community Empowerment : Empowering all citizens to engage in the political process .
• Effective Leadership : A spirit of service , leadership with integrity .
• Youth Programs : Provide youth programs designed to educate the youth in civics and leadership , thus creating the Ocoee Youth Counsel . Providing meaningful summer job placement programs for the city ’ s youth .
What is your daily routine in maintaining a Billionaire mindset ? Meditation , Prayer , and Strategic Planning .
What are your current endeavors and future business and personal plans ? I am currently working on several plans to bring more economic development into the city and create a Minority Business Enterprise ( MBE ) program to level the playing fields in our project bidding process . I am also searching for mentoring a young man or woman interested in politics in the city .
What is your definition of a Man with a Billionaire Mindset ? One who is able to keep their end-game in clear view while focusing on the bigger picture . Seeing things from a 30 thousand foot view allows one to see all the moving parts of the plan .
How do you handle unexpected obstacles ? Embrace the challenge , dissect the problem , find the weakness and attack . Most importantly , what was learned from the obstacle .
What word of advice would you give to an entrepreneur ? One can never discover new oceans if you do not have the courage to lose sight of the shore .
Let my perspiration be your inspiration ; Voting is your voice ! n
Email : Goliver2020 @ gmail . com Facebook : George Oliver Instagram : George Oliver
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