Craig Goldman won election to serve his first term as Texas State Representative in November of 2012. He represents House District 97, which encompasses southwest Tarrant County. He serves on the Transportation Committee; Committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures; Committee on House Administration; and the Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation, and Infrastructure. In the 85th Session, Craig was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Republican Caucus Policy Committee.
Before taking office, Craig experienced a career in both the business and political fields. For nearly a decade, he and his father ran a retail gourmet food and fine wine store in Fort Worth, and he has worked on campaigns helping to elect Republican office holders at the local, state and national level.
Craig is extremely proud of his Texas roots as a 5th generation Texan and a 4th generation native of Fort Worth. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas in Austin and is a partner in several real estate investment companies. Craig and his wife, Auryn, reside in Fort Worth, Texas.