State of Ohio
Education: University of Dayton, bachelor’s degree and master’s degree
Most Inspiring Person: My family. I never want to let them down.
Best Advice: Work hard, be honest, ask questions and never give up.
Previous Leadership Positions: Vice president for economic development, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce; state representative; speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives; state senator; secretary of state of Ohio
Important Lesson Learned: Both victory and defeat are temporary.
Hobby/Passion: Fishing, hunting and any sport my body will still allow me to do
Bucket List: Whatever my wife has on her bucket list
Fun Fact: As a baby, I was placed for adoption by my birth mother and began life in foster care before being adopted by my mom and dad, Jim and Judy Husted.