Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

State Board of Education Member Donna Bahorich (R)

Industry
Business Owner, Education
Education
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Tech University; Master of Arts degree, Counseling, Liberty University
Spouse
Mike Bahorich
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Bahorich served as campaign manager for state Sen. Dan Patrick in 2005 during his first Senate race. She then served as Patrick’s district and communications director for five years. His PAC has contributed to her campaign.  

  • She was previously a manager at Mountain Bell Telephone Company. 

  • Bahorich’s husband, Mike, works with Apache Corporation and Global Geophysical. They own stock in both companies in addition to EFA Wachovia and MBE Associates. They also earn income from MBE Associates LLC, Starfish Management and Bolsover Properties. 

Property

  • Bahorich owns two residential properties in Houston valued at $1,662,785 and $1,264,788.

Analysis

  • In 1997 Bahorich founded Home-Ed Plus, a program designed to “provide the opportunity for homeschool families and Christian teachers to come together in support of a high quality academic education for homeschool students.”