Growing up on the family farm, Brian Baldridge learned early on the importance of faith, family and community.
Brian’s father was an entrepreneur and started Baldridge Hybrids, an agricultural seed corn business. Brian is the seventh generation to work the family farm and continue his father’s work along with his sister Jane Hesler and her family.
For years, Baldridge has worked to make a difference in our part of Ohio, serving as a fire fighter/paramedic, community leader and helping young people as a 4-H advisor and youth sports coach.
Baldridge is serving his fourth term as Adams County Commissioner, where he has worked tirelessly to cut wasteful spending, balance tough budgets and he has fought hard for southern Ohio jobs and better infrastructure. He was elected by his peers to serve on the Ohio County Commissioners’ Association’s board of directors.
Prior to serving as an Adams County Commissioner, Baldridge served two terms as a Wayne Township Trustee, where he was elected to serve on the Ohio Township Association Board of Directors.
Brian Baldridge began serving his community as a member of the Wayne Township Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic and rose through the ranks to become fire chief.
Brian and his wife Lori have been married for 26 years and live in Cherry Fork, Ohio. The Baldridge’s have two grown children, Casey and Alyson, and are members of Bethlehem Church of Christ.