My mom taught me the values of working hard, caring for your family and making sacrifices for your community. She used to say: “Always leave a place better than you find it,” And that’s what I work to do.
As a young engineer, I repaired schools and hospitals in war-torn Bosnia; designed water systems in Kosovo; and worked with our troops to secure the peace. I was a planner for a regional water district where I helped to provide clean water for urban and rural communities. I co-founded a public-private partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and streamlined government red-tape for housing development while I stood up to corporate interests who were not paying their fair share.
My roots are in the 2nd Congressional District – Read more