City Council Member Liaison
Council member and Account Manager, database marketing
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University
Previous jobs: Newspaper reporter
Married to Dan with two children, Hannah (5) and Jacob (4), a dog and two cats.
Also Serve on:
Cape Coral City Council, Lee County Metropolitan Planning Agency (also known as MPO); City Transportation Advisory Committee (Vice Chair)
Community Emergency Response Team
Real Estate Broker and owner of Zivkovic & Associates Real Estate Services, LLC
I have worked in and or invested in real estate for the last 23 years.
I am happily married to my high school sweetheart and have 4 great boys.
I officiate College Football for the Atlantic Coast Conference and have worked the Army Navy Game in 2014. A personal highlight.
•Specialist in Education Degree in Computer Science – Barry University (March 1990)
•Master of Science Degree In Diagnostic Teaching - Florida International University (June 1981)
•Bachelor of Science Degree in Specific Learning Disabilities – Florida International University (Dec. 1975)
34 years with the Miami-Dade County Public School System. Various positions included working as a Special Ed. Teacher (grades K-12), computer technology, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Adult Education, teacher training, program specialist, district/state assessment chairperson, and professional development liaison.
State of Florida Department of Education Professional Educator’s Certificate in the areas of Computer Science (K-12), ESOL, Specific Learning Disabilities (K-12), and Emotionally Handicapped (K-12).
“Do The Right Thing” program volunteer; Cape Coral Police Academy Alumni Committee Recording Secretary; Cape Coral Citizen’s Academy; Cape Coral Community Emergency Response Team.
Fine art painting-Pine Island Art Assoc. member, taking piano lessons, exercise classes, reading, gardening, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Retired teacher from Miami Dade County
Masters in Health Education-degrees in Physical Education, Science, Vocational Education
Taught At Risk Students and Pregnant Teenagers
Career Education/Occupational Specialist/College Advisor
Served on the Charter School Board for past 8 years.
Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce Education Committee
Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife
Southwest Neighborhood Association
Oasis High Environmental Club
Native Plants Society
Enjoy-gardening, wildlife, bicycling, golfing, kayaking
-Attorney & Owner of Law Office of Samuel Fisher
-Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
-Juris Doctor, Mississippi College School of Law
-State of Florida Agency Chief Assistant: Was second in charge, handled all administrative functions, policy creation and implementation, human resources, legislative outreach, budgeting, and agency compliance.
-Private Law Practice: Bankruptcy, General Civil matters, and Criminal Defense.
-Public Criminal Defense Attorney
-Supervisor, Computer Services Help Desk: Helped manage a state university help desk.
-Married to Cecilia with 3 children, Logan (6), Annika (10mo), and Nora (10mo) with 3 dogs and 3 cats.
-Citizen’s Advisory Committee MPO
-Member of Cape Coral Civic Association
-Member of Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce & New Orientation Committee
-Member of Lee County FACDL
- Florida Golf Coast University - Cape Coral, City Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
- Real Estate Consultant, Commercial & Residential
- Currently heading up the FGCU SBDC providing business consulting and development in Cape Coral
- Former Pastor at Cape Christian Fellowship
- Radio Talk Show Host covering the area of business, economy, and investments
- Admissions and Marketing Director at two business colleges
- Financial Consultant (series 7, 66, Life Health and Variable Annuities)
- Real Estate Agent
Other businesses I’ve worked for:
- United Healthcare
- Merrill Lynch
Other businesses I have owned:
- I have owned a financial planning business, landscaping business, product merchandising business, consulting business, real estate business, insurance and investments business, a travel school, and a computer training school.
- Happily married with two great sons!
- CBA – Certified Business Analyst
- CGBP – Certified Global Business Professional
- CFM– Certified Financial Manager
- Cape Christian Fellowship
- Local community ministry
- College ministry
- Lee County Sheriff’s office Chaplain
- Sanibel Police Department Chaplain
- American Cancer Society- Relay for Life – Captain 2015,
- Parent involvement in programs at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School
Assistant City Attorney
Parent Representative - OES
Parent Representative - OMS
Parent Representative - CME