Jon Bumstead a lifelong resident of West Michigan. He was born in Fremont and is a graduate of Newaygo High School and the Newaygo County Career Tech Educational Center Building Trades Program.  He would later begin his own construction firm 39 years ago and over the years, Bumstead Construction has built and remodeled many homes.

In 2010, Bumstead was elected to represent the 100th District in the Michigan House of Representatives. He served three terms in the state House and was term limited in 2016. In that time, he served as vice chair for the House Committee on Appropriations, and was a member on several appropriations subcommittees. In 2018, he was elected to represent the 34th state Senate District, which includes the counties of Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana.

Bumstead is also active in his community. He is a member of several Chambers of Commerce throughout the district, the Michigan Home Builders Association, among many other local groups. He also served as a volunteer firefighter with the Newaygo Area Fire and Rescue Command. He currently lives in North Muskegon, with his wife Cindi.