+ − Contact Information
Phone: (614) 466-7584
Senate Building 1 Capitol Square 2nd Floor
+ − Biography
State Representative Matt Huffman is currently serving his fourth term in the Ohio House of Representatives and represents the 4th House District, which includes all of Allen County. He currently serves as the House speaker pro tempore and previously served as the House majority floor leader during the 129th General Assembly.
Representative Huffman is a partner with the law firm of Huffman, Kelley, Brock & Gottschalk, LLC, where he has practiced since 1985. He was elected to serve as Lima City Council President from 1998-2006 and was the Council’s 4th Ward representative for six years prior. He is a member of the Allen County and Ohio State Bar Associations, Knights of Columbus, Heartbeat of Lima, Lima Chamber of Commerce and B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge 54.
During his time in the General Assembly, Representative Huffman has received the Watchdog of the Treasury Award and been honored by the Ohio State Medical Association with its Voice of Medicine Award. He received the Ohio Parks & Recreation Association (OPRA) Legislator of the Year award for his sponsorship of House Bill 584 in 2011. Additionally, he received the 2013 Elected Official of the Year Award from the Ohio Association of Elected Officials.
Representative Huffman was born and raised in Lima and graduated from Lima Central Catholic High School in 1978. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati.
He and his wife, Sheryl, live in Lima and have four children: Clare, Matthew, Ellen and Sam.