Chief of Staff for Representative Brian Mast
James Langenderfer is the Chief of Staff for Representative Brian Mast. Now a Veteran of Capitol Hill, James has worked for Representatives Joe Heck, Jean Schmidt, and the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. A native of Toledo, Ohio, Langenderfer is an Army Ranger who served in Iraq as a scout sniper. Langenderfer earned a degree in Political Science from Ohio University and joined the infantry just days after Sept. 11, 2001. He completed two tours of duty in Iraq, participating in the conflict from the very beginning.