Democratic politician who began serving in the Ohio House of Representatives in 2006. He became Assistant Minority Whip in December, 2007.
After graduating from the University of Dayton, he attended law school at Cleveland State University.
He served as Chairman of Ohio's Housing and Urban Revitalization Committee.
He was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio.
He and U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur both had careers as Ohio politicians.