Los Angeles Business Journal

Florez Pays Fine, Closes Campaign Committee

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Former state Sen. Dean Florez has closed his 2014 campaign committee for state controller after paying off a $60,000 fine for misusing campaign funds, the largest such penalty in state history, the Sacramento Bee reports. Since leaving the legislature, the former investment banker has been serving as chief executive of billionaire Gary Michelson's education-focused 20 Million Minds Foundation.