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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Texans on the World Stage.

What a great conversation, starting with President GHWBush’s impact - and going completely around the world.

A luncheon with the Honorable Rex W. Tillerson, 69th U.S. secretary of state and former chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and the Honorable James A. Baker III, 61st U.S. secretary of state. Moderator: Jim Lehrer, former executive editor and anchor for PBS NewsHour.

Our relationship with Russia today is d—- near a Cold War relationship.

Disappointed that China hasn’t lived up to its WTO obligations.

Tariffs have gotten their attention.

China is the most important relationship we get right.

You will never regret serving your country, regardless of who you are working for.

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A homecoming, 77 years in the making.

Mixed emotions today as we laid Albert Utley Kane to rest on Pearl Harbor Day. Kane, a Fort Worth Native, enlisted in the Navy on October 28th, 1940, and was serving on the USS Oklahoma as a Fireman 1st Class at the time of the battleship’s sinking.

In 2015, the POW/MIA Accounting Agency began the process of exhuming remains of the unidentified sailors of the USS Oklahoma. Using DNA analysis they were able to identify the remains and the family. An incredible and honorable sendoff today for Kane.
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