|Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly|
from the 4th district
|Assumed office |
January 6, 2015
|Preceded by||Chad Weininger|
|Born||October 12, 1971|
|Residence||Green Bay, Wisconsin|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|Profession||Small business owner|
David Steffen is an American politician and businessman. He represents Wisconsin's 4th Assembly district, which includes parts of Green Bay, Howard, Allouez and Ashwaubenon.
A native of Green Bay, Wisconsin, David Steffen graduated from Ashwaubenon High School and received his bachelor's degree from University of Wisconsin–Madison in political science. .
David spent twelve years in the education and non-profit sectors, most notably as the Director of Operations for the Legislative Leadership Institute Academy of Foreign Affairs in partnership with the Irish American University located in Dublin, Ireland. Steffen had operational responsibilities in Dublin, Ireland; Bern, Switzerland; Tbilisi, Georgia; Baku, Azerbaijan and Kigali, Rwanda. David currently serves as a member of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition on the Wisconsin Advisory Committee.
In 2000, David was hired by the Green Bay Packers to facilitate their campaign efforts relating to a $300 million expansion of Lambeau Field. The success of this project paved the way for the new $130 million Titletown District currently under construction adjacent to Lambeau Field.
David now resides in Howard, Wisconsin with his wife and son. He continues to own and operate multiple businesses including a farm-to-table food distribution company and a management agency for authors and public speakers.
David Steffen was an aide for State Representative Mark Green in the 1990s. He also served on the Howard Village Board and the Brown County Board of Supervisors for eight years. He is a Republican. In November 2014, David Steffen was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly. He was re-elected to a second term in 2016 and a third term in 2018. He currently serves as Chair of the International Affairs and Commerce committee.