11130196_10152940045174580_2978665628195227588_n (1)Joseph Kevin Pearson was born in 1959 and has spent his entire life living and working in the Slidell and Pearl River areas. 

He married Nancy Guillot more than 25 years ago, and the couple has two children - Adam and Rebecca. Nancy is the gifted coordinator for the Salmen School District. Both Adam and Rebecca are college graduates. Adam graduated from the University of New Orleans and Rebecca graduated from Louisiana State University.

After working in the financial services sector, Kevin started his own company, Wealth Management Group, Inc., in 2002. In 2010, the company became South Trust Advisors, and remains based in Slidell. Kevin holds licenses and certifications to serve as a broker and financial adviser.

A dedicated community leader, Kevin was the 2007 and 2008 Chairman of the Slidell Heritage Festival. He also served on the Board of the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and on the Board of Leadership North Shore, of which he is a graduate. A past president of the Slidell Rotary Club, Kevin was co-founder of Rotary Rebuilds Slidell following Hurricane Katrina.

Prior to holding public office, Pearson also served on the Board of the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center, a position he later relinquished after being elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. Kevin entered the race for Louisiana State Representative from District 76 in August 2007, and prevailed in the Nov. 17 runoff. In 2010, Rep. Pearson was named chairman of the House Committee on Retirement, which oversees some of the largest financial obligations in state government.

In 2011, Pearson was re-elected without opposition.

Pearson is proud to serve in the House of Representatives and to represent the incredible people of House District 76 at the State Capitol.