US Presidential Candidate (2012)
Former Governor of Massachusetts (2003-07, elected 2002)
President and CEO, Salt Lake City Winter Olympics Organising Committee (1999-2002)
Mitt Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States. He was also a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008, which eventually went to John McCain.
Elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, Mitt Romney presided over a dramatic reversal of state fortunes and a period of sustained economic expansion. Without raising taxes or increasing debt, he balanced the budget every year of his administration, closing a $3 billion budget gap inherited when he took office. He also enacted educational reforms and in 2006 signed into law a private, market-based reform that ensures every Massachusetts citizen will have health insurance.
Already a highly successful businessman, Mitt Romney first gained international recognition for his role in turning around the 2002 Winter Olympics. With the 2002 Games mired in controversy and facing a financial crisis, Romney took over as President and CEO of the Salt Lake Organising Committee and delivered a highly successful Games.
Previously, from 1978 to 1984, Mitt Romney was a Vice President at Bain & Company, Inc. In 1984, he founded Bain Capital, one of the the US’s most successful venture capital and investment companies. Bain Capital helped launch hundreds of companies on a successful course, including Staples, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Domino’s Pizza, Sealy, Brookstone, and The Sports Authority.
In 2014, Romney premiered in his first Netflix documentary – Mitt – which chronicled his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.
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In “No Apology, “Mitt Romney asserts that American strength is essential not just for our own well-being, but for the world’s. Nations such as China and a resurgent Russia threaten to overtake us on many fronts, and violent Islamism continues its dangerous rise. In the face of such challenges, America need not apologize for its liberties, but must use them wisely.
The head of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics organizing committee describes how he assumed the leadership of the troubled organization and turned it around to present one of the most successful Olympic Games ever.
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