Troy E. Brown
|Troy E. Brown|
|Member of the Louisiana Senate
from the 2nd district
|Preceded by||Ann Duplessis|
|Born||Troy E. Brown
Napoleonville, Assumption Parish, Louisiana
|Spouse(s)||Toni B. Brown|
|Children||Jatiea Brown, Jadeon Brown|
|Residence||Geismar, Ascension Parish, Louisiana|
|Alma mater||Assumption High School
Early life and career
Brown is from Napoleonville, Louisiana but currently resides in Geismar, Louisiana. He graduated from Assumption High School. Brown received his associate degree and bachelor's degrees from Southern University. He majored in criminal justice. Brown also attended but did not graduate from Louisiana State University and the Southern University Law Center. He owns and works as the Chief Executive Officer of Home-Health PCA, LLC and Troy Brown Construction. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Home Builders.
On July 5, 2011, Brown announced his candidacy for the Louisiana State Senate from the 2nd District. Previously, he had campaigned for only one other office; In 2007, he ran to become a State Representative and lost by 4%. He was elected to the Senate in 2011 and took office in 2012. He is a member of the Senate Transportation, Highways and Public Works committee, as well as the committees for Insurance and Select Vocational & Technical Education. He also serves as Vice-Chairman of the Environmental Quality committee.
Family and personal life
- Boquet, Jennifer (August 1, 2011). "Business owner Troy Brown will run for 2nd District Senate seat". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved September 27, 2013.
- "Running for Office: Troy Brown". The Advocate. 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2013.
- "Senator Troy Brown's Biography". Project Vote Smart. 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2013.
- "Troy Brown Announces Candidacy for Louisiana State Senate District Two". Donaldsonville Chief. July 5, 2011. Retrieved September 27, 2013.