Tim Davis earned his PhD. in economics from the University of Toronto in 1998. His dissertation received the prestigious Joseph Dorfman Prize, awarded annually to the best doctoral dissertation worldwide in the history of economics. Tim is the author of a critically acclaimed book on monetary and fiscal policy: “Ricardo’s Macroeconomics: Money, Trade Cycles & Growth”. Cambridge University Press publishes Tim’s research in Europe and the Americas. In 2001, Tim received his law degree from Oxford University. He was admitted to the New York Bar and joined a corporate law firm on Park Avenue. In 2004, Tim returned to his home town—Branson, Missouri—and began a law practice that emphasizes commercial litigation and government law. He worked as the City Attorney for Branson, overseeing the City’s affairs until running for United States Congress for Missouri’s 7th District in 2010.

Andrew Davis graduated high school in 2001 from the Ukarumpa International Secondary School in Papua New Guinea. He received his BA in Economics and French Literature from the University of Regina in 2006. Andrew taught for one year in mainland China and then entered law school at Dalhousie University, where he completed his studies in 2010. Andrew is fluent in English, French and German; he can barter in Portuguese, Mandarin and Melanesian Pidgin. As a student, Andrew received honors that included the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee

Scholarship for Cultural Exchange, the Academic Gold Scholarship, the German Ambassador’s Prize for excellence in German, the Swiss Ambassador’s Prize for top graduates in French, and the Honourable Richard B. Hanson Prize in Constitutional Law. Andrew is a Crown Prosecutor in the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice in Canada, specializing in criminal and juvenile law.

Jonathan Davis earned a Ph.D. in soil physics from the University of Arkansas, as well as, a law degree. He is a trial attorney with the Law Offices of Brad Bradshaw in Springfield, Missouri. The firm often represents plaintiffs.

The Davis boys grew up on the campus of the School of the Ozarks, where their father, Dr. Wayne Davis, served as a biology professor for 31 years. All three boys attended Kirbyville Elementary School; Tim and Jon graduated from Branson High School.

The Davis family is long-established in Christian County. Grandparents, Leslie and Vada Davis, farmed south of Highlandville. Great-grandfather, Bill Hicks, pastored the Horse Creek Community Church near Galena. The Davis family attends church at James River Assembly. The church supported them in Papua New Guinea and, more recently, in mainland China.