Successful Small Businessman

Giovanni CapriglioneGiovanni is a successful small businessman and proven job creator. He owns a small investing firm that specializes in investing in other small businesses, many based here in Texas. He sees how burdensome government regulations, high taxes and frivolous lawsuits hurt our economy and kill jobs. He wants to get government out of the way to allow entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and create jobs.

Prior to owning his own company, 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 focused on semiconductor design and Internet products.

Grassroots Fighter

Giovanni is a grassroots fighter for conservative government. Giovanni has spent his time helping Republicans defeat Democrats across the country, volunteering on behalf of Republican candidates in key races in Texas and other states. Locally he led successful campaigns against property tax increases.


Giovanni is always on the front lines fighting for conservative solutions and accountable government.

Blessed Family Man

Giovanni has been married for 17 years to his wife Elisa and has three daughters who attend local public schools. They are active in their church and community, co-founding the Southlake Lions Club and supporting dozens of other local organizations. Giovanni has a BS in Physics and an MBA in finance from Santa Clara University.

Legislative Leadership

In the Texas House, Giovanni currently serves on several important committees with the goal to effectively represent the residents of House District 98.

  • Member of the House Appropriations Committee
  • Chairman Subcommittee on Budget Transparency and Reform
  • Member General Investigating and Ethics Committee
  • Member Local & Consent Calendars
  • Vice Chair Government Transparency & Operation

Community Involvement

Giovanni is active in the community with pro-life, business development and other charitable groups such as the following:

  • Mercy House
  • Pregnancy Help For You
  • Kids Matter International
  • Bocce’s Place
  • Metroport Meals on Wheels, Community Storehouse
  • Phillip’s Wish
  • District 98 STEM Scholarship Foundation
  • Colleyville Lion’s Club
  • Keller Lion’s Club
  • Metroport/Southlake Rotary Club
  • Colleyville Woman’s Club
  • Southlake Women’s Club
  • Greater Keller Women’s Club
  • Grapevine Chamber Women’s Division
  • Friends of the Keller/Colleyville Library
  • GCISD Education Foundation
  • Carroll Education Foundation
  • Keller Education Foundation
  • Northwest Education Foundation
  • Neuro Assistance Foundation
  • Keep Colleyville Beautiful
  • North Texas Special Needs Assistance Partners (honorary Chair)
  • Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce
  • Southlake Chamber of Commerce
  • Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
  • Colleyville Chamber of Commerce

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We had a great conversation with Colonel Coggan, Chief Counsel for Cyber Defense (CA Military Department). Its a new world as military, law enforcement, and private sector works together to deal with significant policy issues around cyber defense (and cyber offense). We also got to hear from JAG and NCIS officers - all held in the Honorable Judge Chuck Vanover's Criminal Court #8 (Judge Vanover is also a Staff Judge Advocate for the Texas State Guard) ... See MoreSee Less

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I am honored to have been appointed the Chairman of the House Select Committee on Cybersecurity by Texas House Speaker Joe Straus. Each day we hear about more and more cyber-attacks, breaches and personal information being stolen and resold. Illegally stolen health credentials, for instance, command a huge premium – this data is used to track, identify and violate our privacy.

Our committee will be looking at cybersecurity in this state, the information security plans of each state agency and the vulnerabilities of state agency cybersecurity. This is a wide ranging review, looking at a variety of topics from election integrity issues to the safety of personal and private information.

I look forward to working on this important topic with my House Colleagues, Rep. Ina Minjarez, Tony Dale, Cesar Blanco and Rep. Jay Dean.
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Join SERC for our May Monthly Meeting with State Rep. @VoteGiovanni Capriglione, Chair House Select Committee on Cybersecurity, Tuesday, May 8th 6:30 pm Spring Creek Barbeque in Mansfield! Guests are welcome, this is a public event provided by SERC!

Great conversation with Col. Coggan, Chief Counsel for Cyber Defense (CA Mil. Dept), TCCC#8 @JudgeVanover, TX State Guard, JAGs and NCIS. Its a new world as military, LE, and private sector work together on policy issues around cyber defense (and cyber offense).

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