ENDORSED CANDIDATE

Josh Mahony

State: Arkansas

Elected Office: U.S. Representative

Reason for Endorsement:

Josh Mahony is a leader in several state and local non-profits and is a part-owner of a natural resources company.

Josh was born in El Dorado and grew up on a horse farm. Josh grew up in a family dedicated to public service and he learned the values of community engagement from his heroes: his mother, Alice Mahony, a tireless fighter for public education, and his Uncle, long-time state representative, Jodie Mahony.

Josh has dedicated his career to improving the lives of thousands of Arkansas families through service and philanthropy. Josh is the past President of the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund, and past President of the Ozark Literacy Council Board of Directors, which strives to promote literacy to non-native English speakers in Northwest Arkansas. He also is the former Chairman of the Fayetteville Airport Board.

Josh is married to Rhianon DeLeeuw, who grew up on a dairy farm. Rhianon has experience working in the nonprofit, public and private sectors, and is currently a Senior Director with Wal-Mart.

Josh and Rhianon live in Fayetteville with their four large and lovable dogs.

Year: 2018