David Livingston has made his home in Arizona since 1983 and graduated from Arizona State University in 1988 with a bachelor’s Degree in Finance. After graduating, Livingston began building a financial consulting business with Ameriprise Financial, Inc., a diversified US financial services company with locations throughout the country. He is a Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Round Table, and became a Chartered Financial Consultant in 1997. As a financial advisor and franchise owner of Ameriprise Financial in Peoria from 1992 – 2012, David helped parents save for their children’s education, provided solutions to adults with parents who require special care, and guided many people toward their financial and retirement goals. After 20 years of hard work building his highly successful business, David sold the business in 2013 and semi-retired.
In 2012 David ran for office and was elected to serve as Representative of Legislative District 22 in the Arizona House of Representatives. He received the fifth highest number of votes for the Legislature in the entire state. During his first term at the Legislature, which began in 2013, he served as vice chairman for the House Committee on Financial Institutions. Representative Livingston also served as a member of the House Committee on Insurance and Retirement, and the House Committee on Public Safety, Military and Regulatory Affairs.
Representative Livingston was re-elected in 2014 and during his second term was selected by his fellow Republicans to serve as Majority Whip for the Republican Caucus, working with the successful leadership team which led to the passage of many important pieces of legislation, the most imperative of which is a balanced budget for the State of Arizona. Among his biggest accomplishments were passage of Governor Ducey’s budget and completing the session in a 50-year record of only 82 days.
During his third and current term in the Arizona House, Representative Livingston serves as Chairman of the Banking and Insurance Committee, Vice-chairman of both the Appropriations Committee and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety, Infrastructure and Resources and Member of JLBC (Joint Legislative Budget Committee).
David Livingston has received the following awards for his hard work and achievements in getting legislation passed at the House of Representatives:
Chairman of Appropriations 2018
School Choice Champion 2014 - AZCAPE
Representative of the Year 2015 - Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Champion of the Taxpayer 2015 - Americans for Prosperity, Arizona
Hero of the Taxpayer – Americans for Prosperity
Friend of the Family 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 – The Arizona Family Project
Growing School Choice – American Federation for Children
2015/2016 AMA Friend of Mining
David is a former member of both the Glendale and Peoria Chambers of Commerce and is a past Board Member of the Glendale/Peoria YMCA.
David and his wife, Tracy Livingston, have been married since 1988. They have a son, Kyle, who attends college part-time in Prescott and works fulltime for a hospital there. David and Tracy enjoy scuba diving, playing tennis and traveling. They attend Christ’s Church of the Valley (CCV) and currently live in Peoria with their two Siberian Huskie rescue dogs, Kate and Spencer.
David Livingston is currently campaigning for the LD22 seat in the Arizona Senate, where he plans to continue his work for the people of his district and our great state.