After working in the mining industry for 11 years, Bo was abruptly laid off in September of 2015. In May 2016, Bo was seated at a round table discussion with Hillary Clinton and Senator Joe Manchin where he confronted Hillary Clinton on her words of “putting coal miners and coal companies out of business.”
Subsequent to the 2016 Presidential race, Bo was named one of sixteen people who influenced the 2016 election by Yahoo News.
Bo is focused on diversifying our state’s economy in order to provide West Virginians with new opportunities, training, and good paying jobs for our state’s workforce now and in the future.
On the top of his list is ensuring our country’s veterans are a priority. Bo is the son of a Purple Heart recipient and veteran of the Vietnam War. Veterans and those actively serving in our nation’s military will always have an ally in Bo.
Bo is a faithful husband, father, and Christian. He stands firm to protect the rights of the unborn, and will always fight for his constituents.
Bo and his wife Lauren reside in Delbarton, West Virginia with their three beautiful children. He was born and raised in Dingess.