State Representative Candice Keller is currently serving her first full term in the Ohio House after being appointed in 2016. She represents the 53rd House District, which is made up of Butler County.
Born and raised in Butler County, Keller developed a strong work ethic and passion for supporting small businesses from her father, who owned his own small company. A graduate from Miami University, she has been the Executive Director of the Community Pregnancy Center, one of the largest pro-life non-profit agencies in Ohio, for the last ten years. In addition to these duties, Keller serves as the fiscal agent of a state agency, overseeing a budget of more than $300,000 and encouraging fiscally conservative practices.
Keller has received numerous community service awards, including one from her local Chamber of Commerce. She is also a 2012 graduate of the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute.
Keller and her husband of 38 years, Kent, reside in Middletown and are the proud parents of two sons and grandparents of six.