|City of Bellefontaine||
Mayor Adam Brannon
Mayor Adam Brannon was born in Richmond, Indiana on August 14, 1985 and lived much of his early life in various communities around Southwestern Ohio. Mayor Brannon and his family eventually moved to Bellefontaine in August of 1993, Adam attended Northeastern Elementary, Bellefontaine Middle and Bellefontaine High Schools. While at BHS, Mayor Brannon was a member of the Track team his freshman year, and then became a part of the BHS Football team starting his sophomore and continuing through his senior year. Adam also joined the Swim Team his junior and senior years at BHS. During his senior year Mayor Brannon was a part of BHS’s quiz bowl team which won a number of competitions as a part of the In-The-Know tournament sponsored by WOSU Channel 22. Adam graduated from Bellefontaine High School in 2003. From there, he went on to The University of Findlay from which he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a minor in Public Administration in May of 2007. Mayor Brannon also became a member of Theta Chi Fraternity during his time at Findlay and continues that relationship to this day with his other fraternity brothers. During the fall semester of Mayor Brannon’s senior year of college he had the opportunity to serve as a Legislative Intern for the National Volunteer Fire Council in Washington, D.C. That experience played a large role in what Adam accomplished following college. After graduation, Adam officially started his successful campaign for the position of Mayor of the City of Bellefontaine, Ohio. Mayor Brannon defeated Former Mayor Robert Lentz and Independent candidate Tim Barnett in a very close race in November 2007. In 2011, Mayor Brannon and Former Mayor Lentz again competed for the Mayor’s position with Mayor Brannon winning a second term.
Mayor Brannon currently lives at 317 E. Williams Ave., in Bellefontaine with his wife, Christie and sons, Jackson and Thomas.