Cynthia Axne is a Representative from Iowa. Born in Grand Rapids, IA, she earned her B.A. from the University of Iowa in 1987 and her M.B.A. from Northwestern University in 2002. She worked on staff for the Iowa department of natural resources, the Iowa department of management, and the Iowa department of administrative services. She was a journalist and was elected to the 116th Congress (January 3, 2019-present).