Representative Tom Brinkman is currently serving his second term as state representative, after serving as a member of the Ohio House for four 2-year terms from 2001 to 2008. He represents the 27th Ohio House District, which includes portions of eastern Hamilton County.
An experienced life insurance salesman and a life-long resident of Cincinnati, Representative Brinkman is a graduate of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. (1979), with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science.
Rep. Brinkman has received various awards as a legislator, being recognized as Mt. Lookout Civic Club Man of the Year in 2008 and also as Most Principled Legislator twice. He has also received the Watchdog of the Treasury Award three times.
He lives in Mt. Lookout with his wife, Cathy, and six children.