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Afendoulis, Chris (R)State Representative District 73
Rep. Afendoulis was first elected to the Michigan House in the November 2014 election. He defeated six other Republicans in the August 2014 primary for the right to face off against Democrat Mary Polonowski in the general which he carried by a 68 percent margin.
Afendoulis worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he audited governmental agencies, cities and banks as well as insurance, manufacturing and sales firms. He also worked as a financial executive with an automotive parts supplier in the private industry for 24 years, holding the title of vice president of finance from 2000 through May of 2013.
In addition, Rep. Afendoulis is a co-owner of his family business, Afendoulis Cleaners and Tuxedos.
Afendoulis is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.
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Rep. Afendoulis graduated from Forest Hills Northern High School in 1980. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in 1984, majoring in accounting. He is a certified public accountant and certified global management accountant.
Representative Afendoulis and his wife, Phyllis, have three daughters and live in Grand Rapids Township.
In 2004, Rep. Afendoulis was elected as a Grand Rapids Twp. Trustee and in 2007, he became the Grand Rapids Twp. Treasurer.
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