Born and raised in Alachua County, Commissioner Pinkoson attended all local schools and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Business Administration.
He is married to the lovely Tina Pinkoson, and is extremely fortunate to have three terrific sons.
Recently retired, Commissioner Pinkoson enjoyed a 31-year career in opticianry, owning a business for 22 years.
Commissioner Pinkoson was elected to the Alachua County Commission in November 2002.
Actively involved in the Rotary Club of Gainesville since 1980, he has served in the capacity as a member of the Board of Directors, President of the Club as well as serving as the chair of Rotary's Wild Game Feast four times.