Don served four successful terms as an Ohio State Representative and is widely respected both inside and outside of government. He began his tenure in the Ohio House in 1993.
While serving in the Ohio General Assembly, he chaired the Ways and Means and Agency Rule Review Committees and the Lottery Profits Review Commission. He served on the Finance and Insurance Committees as well. Prior to his legislative service, Don also served as a top aide to a County Auditor and a County Commissioner.
After completing his legislative service, Don was appointed by the Governor to chair the Ohio Gambling Impact Study Committee.
An experienced Ohio lobbyist and member of the Ohio Lobbying Association, Don is located in Taft’s Focused Capitol Solutions office in Columbus, overlooking the Ohio State Capitol. He draws on more than 25 years of experience as an elected or appointed public official, plus his private sector experience as an attorney and financial manager.