Bob Gibbs is a small business owner, founding Hidden Hollow Farms in 1976 and raising hogs in Holmes County, Ohio. He began advocating for Ohio agriculture in 1985 as a member of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Board of Trustees and starting in 1999, served as Ohio Farm Bureau President for two terms. In 2010, Gibbs was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, winning reelection in 2012 and 2014. He previously served in the Ohio House and Ohio Senate. In both the Statehouse and Congress, Bob has been and continues to be a strong advocate for private property rights and regulatory and tax reform. During this
time, Bob has been recognized for his leadership by winning several prestigious awards, including the “Guardian of Small Business” Award, Legislator of the Year Award from the Ohio Restaurant Association and Legislator of the Year Award from Agricultural Retailers Association. Bob resides in Lakeville, Ohio and has been married to his wife, Jody, since 1976 with whom he has three adult children.