Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Matt Willhite (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Matt Willhite
District Address:
Suite 300
12133 Ken Adams Way
Wellington, FL 33414-3199
(561) 791-4071

Capitol Address:
216 House Office Building
402 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 717-5086
political profile
  • House District:86
  • First Elected:2016
  • Terms Out:2024
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Palm Beach
  • District Information:view District 86 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2016, reelected subsequently
  • Born:July 23, 1971, Pontiac, MI
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Methodist
  • Education:Palm Beach State College, AS
  • Occupation:Fire Captain, Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Spouse:Alexis Willhite of West Palm Beach, FL
  • Children:Luke, Mark
  • Affiliations:State of Florida Alzheimer's Disease Advisory Committee, 2020-present
    Florida Veterans and Military Families Caucus, Chair, 2018-2020
    Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Chair, 2018-2019
  • Highlights:Florida Education Association, Friend of Education Award, 2021
    Alzheimer's Association, Legislative Champion, 2020
    Global Alzheimer's Platform, Citizen Scientist Collaborator Honoree, 2020
    Professional Firefighters/Paramedic Local 2928, Member of the Year, 2020
    Florida Retail Federation, Legislative Champion, 2019
    State of Florida, Florida Professional Firefighter of the Year, 2019
    Florida Professional Firefighters, Legislator of the Year, 2017, 2018
  • Former Service:Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Captain, Firefighter/Paramedic
    Village of Wellington, Vice Mayor/Councilman, 2008-2016
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