Connie Pillich
Candidate for Treasurer of Ohio

Summary


On May 20, 2013, Connie Pillich announced her candidacy for Treasurer of Ohio. Connie grew up the youngest of five children in a working class neighborhood. She graduated from public schools with honors and put herself through college with an ROTC Scholarship, student loans, and part-time work. She is now a military veteran, wife and mother,

Biography


On May 20, 2013, Connie Pillich announced her candidacy for Treasurer of Ohio. Connie grew up the youngest of five children in a working class neighborhood. She graduated from public schools with honors and put herself through college with an ROTC Scholarship, student loans, and part-time work. She is now a military veteran, wife and mother, lawyer, and public servant. She is currently serving her third term in the Ohio House of Representatives.

Education


Public Service


Following college, Connie served for eight years on active duty in the United States Air Force, achieving the rank of Captain. She served in support of Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Connie has been active in her community, donating time and energy to organizations such as United Cerebral Palsy, Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor, Kennedy Heights Montessori Center, and Sycamore Schools. Connie lives in Montgomery with her husband, Paul Forshey, and their two children.

As a State Representative, Connie’s focus has included helping hometown businesses compete in the 21st-century economy, improving access to quality education and health care for middle-class families, and working to maintain a balanced budget while protecting our children, our seniors and our veterans.

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