Todd Hollenbach

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Todd Hollenbach
Kentucky State Treasurer
In office
January 2008 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 7
PredecessorJonathan Miller (D)
Base salary$117,329
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 2007
Next generalNovember 2015 (Term-limited)
Campaign $$398,087
Term limitsTwo consecutive terms
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky (1982)
J.D.University of Louisville (1985)
Date of birthJuly 21, 1960
ReligionRoman Catholic
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Todd Hollenbach is the 37th and current Kentucky State Treasurer. Hollenbach, a Democrat, assumed office in January 2008. He was re-elected in 2011 with his term ending in 2016.

As treasurer, he acts as head of the treasury and is responsible for maintaining the state's funds. His duties include managing the state's depository, recording all money due and payable to the state, processing warrants from the Finance and Administration Cabinet, making payments on behalf of the state, and making an annual report.


Hollenbach is from Jefferson County, Kentucky. He earned his bachelor's degree in 1982 from the University of Kentucky and graduated from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1985.

Hollenbach served five years as a Commissioner with the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and was a member of the bi-partisan Blue Ribbon Commission investigating the Merit Hiring System.[1]

He worked as an attorney at law in private practice from 1985 to 2007.[2]


  • J.D., University of Louisville, 1985
  • Bachelor's, University of Kentucky, 1982



See also: Kentucky down ballot state executive elections, 2011

Hollenbach won re-election as state treasurer in 2011. He defeated Steve Hamrick in the Democratic primary on May 17.[3] Hollenbach defeated Republican KC Crosbie and Libertarian Ken Moellman in the general election on November 8.

Re-Elect Todd Hollenbach campaign ad
Kentucky Treasurer, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTodd Hollenbach Incumbent 48.8% 393,413
     Republican K.C. Crosbie 46.6% 375,916
     Libertarian Ken Moellman 4.6% 37,261
Total Votes 806,590

Treasurer -- Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Todd Hollenbach 70.95%
     Democratic Party Steve Hamrick 29.05%
Total Votes 149,628


  • The Courier-Journal[4]


On his 2011 campaign website Hollenbach listed the following seven positions:

  • I will push for the revitalization of the Kentucky's Affordable Pre-paid Tuition Program (KAPT) so that more Kentucky families can save for their children's education.
  • I will host a Financial Literacy Summit, bringing all private, public, educational, religious organizations that deal with financial literacy together to develop a comprehensive financial literacy plan for Kentucky.
  • Through partnerships with our colleges and university we can provide tools to our students in order to help them make better financial decisions.
  • The Women and Money Program offers free financial literacy seminars to better prepare women and girls for the day-to-day financial issues they will face.
  • Provide business and personal finance training to our farmers in the commonwealth.
  • I will push for legislation and training so that our elderly are protected from financial scams and predatory lending.
  • Continue to build a financial literacy plan specifically for our military families, using the current Military Families' Bill of Rights as a foundation.


Hollenbach won election as state treasurer in the November 2007 election, defeating Republican candidate Melinda L. Wheeler.[5]

Kentucky State Treasurer -- General Election (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Todd Hollenbach (D) 573,890 57.5%
Melinda L. Wheeler (R) 424,312 42.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hollenbach is available dating back to 2097. Based on available campaign finance records, Hollenbach raised a total of $398,087 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 11, 2013.[6]

Todd Hollenbach's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2011 Kentucky Treasurer Won $222,270
2009 Kentucky Treasurer Not up for election $11,000
2007 Kentucky Treasurer Won $164,817
Grand Total Raised $398,087

2007 and 2011

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Hollenbach and his wife, Rosemarie, have two sons, Jacob and Reiss.[8]

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Preceded by
Jonathan Miller (D)
Kentucky State Treasurer
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