Steven Horsford, born and raised in Las Vegas, was elected to the United States Congress on November 6th, 2012, as Nevada's representative for its newly created 4th congressional district. Horsford is the first African-American to serve in Nevada's federal delegation.
Before running for office, Steven served as the head of the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas. As the CEO of Nevada's largest labor-management partnership, he worked with local unions and Nevada hotels like MGM Resorts, Wynn Las Vegas, and Caesars Entertainment to train thousands of unemployed or underemployed Nevadans for work in the hospitality industry.
In 2004, Steven was elected to the Nevada State Senate, and in 2008, he became Nevada's youngest and first African-American State Senate Majority Leader.
He attended, University of Nevada, Reno, Nev.; professional advocate; business executive; member of the Nevada state senate, 2004-2012; majority leader, Nevada state senate, 2009-2012;more » « less