Khary Penebaker has announced his candidacy for Wisconsin's 5th Congressional District, challenging Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Menomonee Falls) in the fall election.

Khary was raised in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University High School and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After earning his bachelor's degree, he began his nearly 20-year career in the roofing industry. Khary jointly owned and operated Community Roofing before starting The Penebaker Enterprises LLC Roofing and Sheet Metal Co. in Milwaukee.

Khary was then hired by Metal-Era Inc., working in several key management positions. More recently, he returned to an executive role as president of Roofing Right America LLC.

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