U.S. Representative Steve Stivers is currently serving his fourth term as a member of Congress and represents Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, which is made up of 12 counties including, all of Clinton, Fairfield, Hocking, Madison, Morgan, Perry, Pickaway, and Vinton counties, and parts of Athens, Fayette, Franklin, and Ross counties. He has served on the Financial Services Committee throughout his time in Congress, which oversees the banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing, and securities industries. The committee also reviews housing and consumer protection legislation and has jurisdiction over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Federal Reserve Bank. Throughout his career, Stivers has worked to encourage job creation, promote economic development, and put the country’s fiscal house in order. He has also been a strong advocate for veterans and their families. Prior to running for Congress, Stivers served in the Ohio Senate. He also worked in the private sector for the Ohio Company and Bank One. A career soldier, Stivers has served over 30 years in the Ohio Army National Guard and holds the rank of Brigadier General. Stivers received both his bachelor’s degree and his M.B.A from The Ohio State University and resides in Columbus with his wife, Karen, and children, Sarah and Sam.