State Senator District 4
Florida Senate, 4th District
Proudly Serving Duval & Nassau Counties
Aaron Bean was first elected to the Florida Senate in 2012. He was subsequently re-elected without opposition in 2014 and 2016 and is currently serving as chair of the Communications and Utilities Committee and is Chairman of the Duval County Legislative Delegation. Before being elected to the Florida Senate, Aaron served eight years in the Florida House of Representatives, and two terms as Mayor of the City of Fernandina Beach.
This year, Senator Bean was named “Legislator of the Year” by the Florida Dental Association for his support and commitment to the delivery of quality health care to the citizens of Florida, and by Guardian ad Litem for advocating for issues that help the children of Florida. Last Year, Aaron was named Child Advocate of the Year by the Northeast Florida Pediatric Society, and the Able Trust has awarded Senator Bean its Senator of the Year honor three times for helping people with disabilities find employment.
In addition to serving as president of Compass Bank in Nassau County for 11 years, Bean has successfully launched four small businesses, including the High Energy Auction Company. He has been a professional Florida auctioneer for over 8 years, and his quick wit and impressive results have put him in high demand as an auctioneer throughout the State of Florida.
Aaron received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Jacksonville University and is currently the relations development officer at UF Health Jacksonville. He has been a Rotarian for 26 years and a volunteer for numerous organizations, including the National Alliance for Mental Illness, First Coast Crimestoppers and Nassau County Schools. Aaron and his wife, Abby, reside in Fernandina Beach, Fla., and have three sons.