Dave Maxey was born in Wisconsin and graduated from Brookfield East High School in 1991. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1991 to 1994. After his military service, Maxey earned an associate degree in marketing from Waukesha County Technical College.
Dave moved to New Berlin, Wisconsin, in 2003. Dave is married and has three children. He lives in New Berlin with his family. He was elected to the New Berlin Board of Education in 2008 and served as president of the board from 2011 to 2017. In 2019. Dave Maxey's time on the New Berlin School Board was marked by his commitment to fiscal responsibility, academic excellence, and school choice. He was a strong advocate for the students of New Berlin and helped to oversee a number of positive changes in the school district.
Maxey was elected to the New Berlin City Council in 2019. During his time on the council, he is a strong advocate for fiscal responsibility, economic development, and public safety. In his dual role one the council and State Assembly he has advocated for New Berlin and delivered increased shared revenue and transportation aide.
In 2022, Maxey ran for and was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly. He is a member of the Campaigns and Elections Committee, the Corrections Committee, the Local Government Committee, and the Transportation Committee.
Dave is a strong advocate for conservative values. He believes in limited government, low taxes, and individual freedom.