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Austin Arthur is an entrepreneur, an employer, community advocate, and a former firefighter/paramedic. He and his brother founded Gymnastics USA, Florida’s largest gymnastics center, and also run Stars and Stripes Management Systems, a digital marketing and website design company. Austin serves on multiple boards and charities, including Winter Garden Architectural Review and Historic Preservation Board, West Orange Habitat for Humanity, Challenge 22 to End Veteran Suicide, Central Florida YMCA, West Orange Scholarship Foundation, Eight Waves Children and Family Services, and others. Austin and his wife live in Winter Garden and have three young children.

As a successful entrepreneur who has created hundreds of jobs in Orange County, Austin will be the common sense, pro-jobs, pro-economic growth commissioner who will also prioritize safe neighborhoods, infrastructure and preserving our natural environment.

Austin also serves proudly on many boards throughout the community: 

The City of Winter Garden's Architectural Review & Historic Preservation Board , The West Orange Scholarship Foundation, West Orange Habitat for Humanity, One Winter Garden, Eight Waves Children & Family Services, Lift Disability NetworkLife's Choices Women's Clinic, Winter Garden Rotary Club, Central Florida YMCA, Bloom & Grow Garden Society. Austin is Chairman of Challenge 22 to End Veteran Suicide and he is also a proud member of community organizations such as the Friends of Lake Apopka (FOLA)West Orange Chamber of Commerce, WG100, and as a past board member of the West Orange Political Alliance and the 2024 Chair of the West Orange Boy Scout Eagle Dinner

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