Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Annette Taddeo (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Annette Taddeo
District Address:
Suite 1500
9100 South Dadeland Boulevard
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 596-3003

Capitol Address:
210 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5040
political profile
  • Senate District:40
  • First Elected:2017
  • Terms Out:2026
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Miami-Dade
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate September 26, 2017, reelected subsequently
  • Born:Colombia; April 7, 1967
  • Moved to Florida:1985
  • Religious Affiliation:Jewish
  • Education:University of North Alabama, B.A., Commercial Spanish, 1992
    Dartmouth Tuck School of Business, General Educational Development, Executive Education Program, 2003
    Dartmouth Tuck School of Business, General Educational Development, Advanced Executive Education Program, 2004
  • Occupation:Founder and CEO of LanguageSpeak
  • Spouse:Eric Goldstein, Ph.D. of Miami, FL
  • Children:Sofia Taddeo Goldstein
  • Affiliations:Women's Business Enterprise National Council, Past National Forum Chair
    Belizean Grove, Member
    Beth Am Congregation, Member
    Hadassah, Lifetime Member
    Coalition of Dade County Chambers of Commerce, Past Chairman of the Board, Former Secretary/Treasurer
    Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade County, Past Chairperson
    Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member
    League of Women Voters, Past Board Member
    Committee of 200, Past Member
    Women Corporate Directors, Past Member
    Women Impacting Public Policy, Founding Partner, Past Board Member
    The Commonwealth Institute, Past CEO Forum Member
    National Association of Women Business Owners, Past Member
    Women's Executive Leadership, Past Member
    Women's President's Organization, Past Member
    Atlantis on Brickell Condominium, Past President and Chairman of the Board
    Beth David Congregation, Past Board Member
    Women in International Trade, Past Member
  • Highlights:Chosen as Charlie Crist's running mate for Lieutenant Governor, 2014
    Helped organize fight against Dolphin Stadium tax giveaway, Debates, Public Forums, Media Appearances, 2013
    South Florida Movers and Shakers Award, Business Leader Magazine, 2009
    Top 100 Small Businesses in Florida and Top 500 Small Businesses in the U.S., DiversityBusiness.com, 2008
    WIPP Entrepreneurial Diversity Award, 2007
    Top 500 Diversity Owned Businesses in the U.S., DiversityBusiness.com, 2007
    Businesswoman of the Year Award, CAMACOL, 2006
    Colombia Exterior Foundation Entrepreneurial Award, 2005
    Minority Business Champion of the Year - South Florida District, U.S. Small Business Administration, 2005
    Businesswoman of the Year, Office Depot Success Strategies, 2005
    Bronze Medal Award for Entrepreneurial Success, Miami Today, 2005
    Top 50 Latina Entrepreneurs in the U.S., Hispanic Magazine, 2004, 2005
    Latina Excellence Award, Hispanic Magazine, 2004
    Business Woman of the Year, South Florida Business Journal, 2004
    Businesswoman of the Year, National Republican Congressional Committee's Business Advisory Council, 2003
    Business Star, Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), 2002
    International Businesswoman of the Year, Women in International Trade, 2002
    Annette Taddeo Day, proclaimed by Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex Penelas, 2002
    Up and Comers Award, The Business Journal, 2001
    101 Most Powerful and Influential Women, Miami Metro Magazine, 2001
    Leadership Award, Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami-Dade County, 1999
  • Former Service:Democratic National Committee, Florida Member, 2013-2016
    Democratic National Committee Hispanic Caucus for Southern States, Chair, 2013-2016
    Democratic National Committee Small Business Caucus, Vice Chair, 2013-2016
    Florida Democratic Party, Vice Chair, 2013-2016
    Democratic National Committee Executive Committee, Member, 2013-2016
    Miami-Dade Democratic Party, Chair, 2013-2016
    Safe Neighborhood Parks Citizens Oversight Committee, Miami-Dade County Appointment, 2002
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