Chairman, Ohio Democratic Party
David Pepper was unanimously elected Chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party in 2014 and began his term in January 2015. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Pepper is a fifth-generation Cincinnatian. Pepper was first elected to public office in 2001 when he served on the Cincinnati City Council, and was reelected for a second term in 2003. In 2006, Pepper was elected to the three-member Hamilton County Commission. He served as the Commission President from 2009-2010. Pepper earned his B.A. magna cum laude from Yale University, and later earned his J.D. from Yale Law School. He resides in Cincinnati, with his wife Alana and their son Jack.