John Fleming is a physician, military veteran, and businessman who has been asked to run for Louisiana
John created a suite of businesses in Louisiana including restaurants, franchised concerns and real estate employing over 350 people. John’s business, legislative and administrative experience make him uniquely qualified to be Lieutenant Governor.
John grew up in a working class home. His father died while he was still in high school, leaving him with two younger siblings and a disabled mother. Despite certain hardships, John was able to work his way through college and was accepted into medical school.
Just prior to medical school graduation, John met his future wife, Cindy. They have been married for 44 years and have four adult children and five grandchildren.
From January 3, 2009, to January 3, 2017, Fleming was the representative for Louisiana’s 4th congressional district.
After leaving Congress in 2017, he served for two years in the administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Information Technology Reform, then served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development from March 2019 to 2020. In March 2020, he was appointed to a position in the White House as Assistant to the President for Planning and Implementation.