Andy Tobin

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Tobin in April 2012.

Andrew M. Tobin (born June 27, 1958)[1] is a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives from legislative district one, who currently serves as the Speaker.[2]


Andy Tobin was born in New York City. He is the son of a retired New York City Police Lieutenant, and the grandson of Irish Immigrants. He is the second of six children. Tobin moved to Arizona in 1979 and worked in banking and real estate lending for 13 years in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. He moved to Dewey 16 years ago and started his own employee benefit company, known as TLC Employee Benefits and Consulting. He specializes in insurance, marketing and public relations. He has been licensed with the Arizona Department of Insurance for over 20 years. Tobin has just expanded his company to serve his clients with commercial, workers compensation, liability and even personal line insurance to complement his benefits and marketing program.

Tobin owned and operated a local Farmers Insurance for six years. He was also CEO of a local aerospace company employing 200 people for three years until 2003.

Tobin was elected the National President of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce from 1988–1989. In that capacity Tobin served as ex-officio board member of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation. As President of the United States Junior Chamber, Tobin lobbied the Reagan Administration and later the Bush Administration for passage of the Line-Item Veto and a Balanced Budget Amendment.

Tobin has been married to his wife Jennifer for 23 years. They have lived in their home in Paulden since 2004, where they have been raising their five children ages, 12 thru 21.


Tobin was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006. He was subsequently reelected in 2008 and 2010.


External links[edit]

  • Andy Tobin official site of the Arizona House of Representatives