(son of Connie Mack III, step-great-grandson of Tom Connally, great-grandson of Morris Sheppard, great-great-grandson of John Levi Sheppard, husband of Mary Bono), a Representative from Florida; born in Fort Myers, Lee County, Fla., August 12, 1967; B.S., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., 1993; member, Florida state House of Representatives, 2000- 2003; marketing executive; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth Congress and to the third succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2005-present).
Former Rep. Connie Mack IV (R-Fla.) will follow his wife, former Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), to K Street, following his unsuccessful 2012 bid for Senate. Connie Mack will join his father, former Florida Sen. Connie Mack III (R-Fla.), at the lobbying firm Liberty Partners Group. The elder Connie Mack has worked on and off as a lobbyist since 2002, and is currently a partner at Liberty.
Connie Mack IV first sought public office in 2000, winning a seat in his state's House of Representatives. He was selected as Deputy Majority Leader, serving from 2000 to 2003 before making the leap to Congress in 2004.