Steve Russell is a Representative from Oklahoma. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1963, he earned his B.A. from Ouachita Baptist University in 1985. He served in the U.S. Army from 1985-2006 and was an author, small business owner, and a member of the Oklahoma state senate from 2008-2012. He was elected as a Republican to the 114th and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2015-present).