Denise Driehaus is a lifelong resident of the west side of Cincinnati and represents western Cincinnati, Cheviot, Addyston, Cleves, and North Bend. A graduate of Seton High School, Driehaus earned a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Miami University of Ohio. She co-owns two small businesses: Philipps Swim Club and the Front Porch Coffeehouse in West Price Hill. She is a former president of the Cincinnati Recreation Commission and served on its board as a volunteer for 16 years. She is also on the board of the Price Hill Civic Club and is the vice president of the West Price Hill Merchants Association. She has volunteered at St. Teresa of Avila Parish in West Price Hill as the coordinator of the Everybody Counts Program, as a coach, as the president of the Parent Teacher Group, and as a member of Parish Council.
Biography courtesy of the Ohio House of Representatives, 2009.