Andrew A. Serafini

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Andrew A. Serafini
Andrew A. Serafini (2008).jpg
Member of the Maryland Senate
from the 2nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
February 2, 2015
Preceded by Christopher B. Shank
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 2A district
In office
March 7, 2008 – February 2, 2015
Preceded by Robert A. McKee
Succeeded by Bill Wivell
Personal details
Born (1962-03-09) March 9, 1962 (age 53)
Hagerstown, Maryland
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Diana
Children Andrew, Jr., Caleb, Lauren and Kristin
Profession small business owner
Religion Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches

Andrew A. Serafini (born March 9, 1962) is an American politician from Maryland and a member of the Republican Party. He is a member of the Maryland Senate from District 2 in Washington County.

Education[edit]

Serafini graduated from North Hagerstown High School in Hagerstown, Maryland. After high school he went to Shippensburg University in south central Pennsylvania where he received a degree in Business Administration in 1983. He also briefly played football there.

Background[edit]

After college, Serafini was a pricing analyst for Van Kampen Merritt from 1984 until 1985. He later attended the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado where he received his certified financial planning designation in 1988. He was a financial advisor for Lincoln Investment Planning from 1985 until 1990. Since that time he has been the President of Serafini Financial Services, Inc. in Hagerstown.

In addition to his work, Serafini is also active in many organizations. He was the chair of the Board of Trustees for Grace Academy (where he coached the boys' varsity soccer team to a national title), in Hagerstown from 2005 until 2007 and has been the vice-chair since 2008. He is a former member of the Board of Trustees for the Maryland/Southern Delaware Chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. He is the District Chair of the Christian Business Men's Committee, and was the Finance Campaign Chair for John F. Barr, the President of the Board of County Commissioners of Washington County in 2006.

Career[edit]

Serafini took the oath of office to become a member of House of Delegates on the afternoon of March 7, 2008. He was assigned to the Ways and Means Committee and the Environmental Matters Committee. He is also a member of the Washington County and Western Maryland Delegations as well as a member of the Maryland Rural Caucus.

On February 2, 2015, Serafini was sworn into the Maryland State Senate to replace Christopher Shank who resigned to become director of the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention. [1]

Legislative notes[edit]

Election results[edit]

  • 2014 Race for Maryland Maryland House Of Delegates – District 2A[2]
Voters to choose two:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Neil C. Parrott, Rep. 17,599   36.00%    Won
Andrew A. Serafini, Rep. 17,528   35.90%    Won
Elizabeth Paul 8,279   16.90%    Lost
Charles Bailey 5,419   11.10%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 22   0.04%    Lost
  • 2010 Race for Maryland Maryland House Of Delegates – District 2B[3]
Voters to choose one:
Name Votes Percent Outcome
Andrew A. Serafini, Rep. 9,754   71.0%    Won
Neil Becker 3,757   28.8%    Lost
Other Write-Ins 27   0.2%    Lost

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