David L. Hobson

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Phone 614.464.4952
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Congressman David Hobson (Ret., R-OH) is retired from Vorys Advisors LLC, a wholly owned affiliate of the law firm, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP.  He was the president of Vorys Advisors.  Mr. Hobson joined Vorys Advisors after retiring from the U.S. House of Representatives, where he represented Ohio’s 7th District for 18 years.

While in Congress, Mr. Hobson served as the chairman and ranking member of the House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee; chairman of the Military Construction Appropriations Subcommittee; senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee; and member of both the Veterans Affairs/Housing Subcommittee and the Budget Committee.

Throughout the country and in Ohio, Hobson worked to improve and privatize military housing, invest in defense research and development at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, has supported the aeronautics and research programs at the NASA Glenn Research Center, and has supported numerous projects at the Cleveland Clinic.  He is widely credited with improving management practices at the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Energy, and has deep experience working with health care, energy, water, infrastructure and education projects.

Prior to serving in Congress, Mr. Hobson spent eight years as a State Senator in the Ohio Senate, where he served in numerous leadership roles, including president pro tempore, majority whip, chairman of the Health, Human Services and Aging Committee and chairman of the Reference and Oversight Committee.

Before elected to public office, Hobson was involved in both real estate development and the restaurant industry.  He also worked at the Kissell Company in Springfield, and at the Union Central Life Insurance Company.     

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