Jon Lundberg

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Jon Lundberg
Member of the Tennessee Senate
from the 4th district
Assumed office
January 2017
Preceded byRon Ramsey
Member-elect of the Tennessee House of Representatives
from the 1st district
Assuming office
January 9, 2007
SucceedingJohn Crawford
Personal details
Born (1961-06-26) June 26, 1961 (age 57)[1]
Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.[1]
Political partyRepublican[1]
Spouse(s)Lisa Lundberg
ChildrenSamantha
Nelson
ResidenceBristol, Tennessee[1]
OccupationPublic Relations[1]
WebsiteState Page

Jon Lundberg (born June 26, 1961 in Royal Oak, Michigan) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee State Senate for the 4th district. He was first elected to the 105th Tennessee General Assembly (2007–2008). He is a member of the Judiciary Committee and Vice Chairman of the Government Operations Committee. In the House, he was Chairman of the Civil Justice Committee, a member of the Civil Justice Sub Committee, a member of the Insurance and Banking Committee and a member of the Calendar and Rules Committee. [1]

On August 4, 2016, Lundberg ran and won the primary election to become the Senator for Tennessee Senate District 4, replacing retiring Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey.

Education and career[edit]

Lundberg graduated from the University of Southern Colorado (now known as Colorado State University-Pueblo) with a bachelor's degree in Communications. He attended graduate school at Wichita State University. He is a retired Captain in the United States Navy Reserve, and he serves on the board of Highlands Bankshares and Highlands Union Bank and the Tennessee Supreme Court Board of Professional Responsibility. His community service includes membership in the Bristol, Kingsport and Johnson City Chambers of Commerce, prior service on the board of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce, Bristol Rotary Club, Thomas Green Lecture Series, King College President's Roundtable, past president of the Tri-Cities Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Vice-President of the Rocky Mount Living History Museum.[1] Jon Lundberg works in public relations.

He is president of The Corporate Image Inc., a public relations firm headquartered in East Tennessee and chief executive officer of Corporate Marketing, an advertising agency also headquartered in East Tennessee. In 2010, his company purchased Griffin Specialty Products and re-branded it to become Corporate Specialty Group, where he served as president. Corporate Specialty was sold in 2012. Prior to this, he was a broadcast journalist, being a lead anchor or managing editor for TV and radio stations in Colorado Springs, Vail and Aspen, Colorado, in addition to Reno, Nevada, Wichita, Kansas, Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee.[1]

Following the statement from Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey that he would not seek reelection, Lundberg announced his bid for the Lt. Gov.'s Senate seat on March 18, 2016.[2] Jon won the election on August 4, 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i State Page
  2. ^ WCYB. "Jon Lundberg Running For State Senate". WCYB. Retrieved 2016-03-23.