Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Former Senator Barbara Leff Stands with Andrew Walter for US Congress

Press Release
TEMPE, AZ – Former Arizona State University and NFL quarterback Andrew Walter today announced the endorsement of former Arizona State Senator Barbara Leff.  Senator Leff represented Legislative District 11 which makes up a significant area of AZ-09.

While serving as a State Senator and Legislator, Barbara Leff had a strong track record supporting the private sector and advocating a pro-growth agenda.  Regarding Andrew's campaign for Congress, she said:

“I am very impressed by the depth of knowledge Andrew has on so many important issues facing our country. This knowledge base plus a proven record of leadership and success in the private sector and on the football field will make him an outstanding congressman.”

Andrew Walter stated “I am grateful for Barbara Leff's endorsement and it's an honor to have her support.  I admire her strong track record for creating economic growth and her service to our state.  Hardworking Arizonans were very fortunate to have such a strong leader at the state capitol.”
About Barbara Leff
Barbara Leff retired from the Arizona State Senate as of January 2011 due to term limits. She served three terms (six years) in the Arizona House of Representatives and four terms (eight years) in the Arizona State Senate. Barbara was also the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, the Chairman of the Commerce and Economic Development Committee, Vice Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Health and Rules Committees.  Senator Leff was named the State Representative of the Year by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Guardian of Small Business by the National Federation of Independent Business, and Friend of the Family by the Arizona Family Project for her strong track record on pro-life issues.

About Andrew Walter
Andrew Walter is a native Arizonan and starred at quarterback for Arizona State University (ASU) where he earned a BA in Communications.  Andrew was selected in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders and finished his career with the New England Patriots.  Following his professional sports career Andrew earned his MBA from ASU, with an emphasis in finance.  Andrew has had great success in the private sector as the Principal of Andrew Walter Holdings, a senior secured lending firm, and as a credit analyst for MidFirst Bank.