Jeff Fortenberry

Representative from Nebraska's 1st Congressional District

Jeff Fortenberry

Jeff Fortenberry

Representative from Nebraska's 1st Congressional District

Biography

In November 2004, Jeff Fortenberry was elected to the United States House of Representatives to serve Nebraska's First Congressional District.

Jeff has an extensive background in economics and public policy. Prior to serving in Congress, he worked as a publishing industry executive in Lincoln, where he also served on the Lincoln City Council from 1997-2001. In Congress, Jeff serves on the Foreign Affairs Committee with significant responsibilities for Middle Eastern affairs. He also serves on the Agriculture Committee, where he helped write the House Farm Bill and serves as Chairman of the Department Operations, Oversight, and Credit Subcommittee. Jeff also has significant personal experience in small business, and early in his career he worked as a policy analyst for the United States Senate Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations. Jeff earned a bachelor's degree in economics and two master's degrees, one in public policy. He and his wife Celeste live in Lincoln and have five little girls.

Jeff's work in Congress is rooted in the belief that the strength of our nation depends on the strength of our families and communities. His efforts are focused on five critical areas: strengthening national security and diplomatic engagement; promoting alternative energy and environmental sustainability; increasing small business entrepreneurship and rural vitality; creating patient-centered health care, and upholding family life and culture.

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Primary Location

Washington, DC, United States

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1

Birthday

12/27/1960 - Baton Rouge, LA, United States

Age

59

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President & Director at DECA, Inc.

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Jeff Fortenberry
Representative from Nebraska's 1st Congressional District
Education
M. Theology
Class of 1996

INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND CHRISTIAN OUTREACH PROGRAMMING.

Master of Public Policy
Class of 1986

The McCourt School of Public Policy (MSPP) is one of nine schools of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. The school is based in Old North, the oldest academic building on the main Georgetown University campus. Formerly known as the Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI), the McCourt School became Georgetown University’s ninth school in October 2013 as a result of a $100 million gift from Georgetown University alumnus Frank McCourt.

B.A. in Economics
Class of 1982

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (most often referred to as Louisiana State University or LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[7] The University was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, and consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km²) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Career History
Political Donations Received
$250
2019
$2,800
2019
$250
2019
Events
Speaker
Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.

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