Tony Exum has lived in Southeast Colorado Springs for more than 60 years. After serving more than 35 years as a firefighter with the CSFD, rising to the rank of Battalion Chief, Exum retired in 2010. He then won election in 2012 to serve in the Colorado House of Representatives, as the representative from District 17 – covering Southeast Colorado Springs. Rep. Exum won election again in 2016 and 2018. Tony Exum is a volunteer basketball coach, and a community advocate–championing the needs of working families both in the community and at the Capitol. Exum is a father of two sons, Tony, Jr and Jauquien, and grandfather of 4.