Phil Kieffer will announce his plan to run for the Effingham County Commission 5th District. The announcement will take place Wednesday at 4:30 at Macomber Ballpark in Rincon.
Kieffer is the owner and president of Phillip Kieffer Construction, Inc., a commercial construction firm headquartered in Rincon. He is married to Brandi Kieffer and they have two boys, Bryan and Newton, ages 6 and 3, respectively.
He is a graduate of Effingham County High School and from Georgia Southern University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. Kieffer serves on the board of directors for the Georgia Salzburger Society and as an advisory board member for the Savannah Technical College-Effingham Campus and is Effingham County Ordinance Advisory Committee member.
Kieffer will be a candidate in the Republican primary, set for July 20.