Chris Hagenow >> Biography (House District 43)
1915 69th Street
Windsor Heights, Iowa 50324
Home: (515) 274.1652
House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow is serving his fifth term in the Iowa House.
Chris is a sixth-generation Iowan, growing up in Cedar Falls, and graduating from Northern University High School and the University of Northern Iowa Magna Cum Laude in 1994. Chris earned his JD from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1997 and is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association.
Chris is a founding partner of the Des Moines law firm Whitaker, Hagenow & Gustoff, LLP. Chris serves on the Iowa Prayer Breakfast Committee and is a member of the Windsor Heights Lions Club.
Chris and his wife, Amanda, were married in 2005 and have three children, Owen, Noah and Sophia. The Hagenow’s live in Windsor Heights. Amanda is a native Iowa farm girl from Poweshiek County, and is a graduate of Iowa State University. Amanda works for Hy-Vee as the Store Dietitian in Windsor Heights.
Chris was elected as Majority Leader in 2015 and as Majority Whip in 2012. Prior to that, he served as the Chairman of the Government Oversight Committee.