Undergraduate degree, George Washington University; degree in Law, College of William and Mary; Master’s degree, Columbia University in New York. More than 25 years of political and business experience. 2001-14, United States Representative for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District; House Majority Leader, 112th and 113th Congresses, leading the public policy agenda. Leading voice on the economy, job creation and policies focused on improving the lives of the American middle class; championed pro-growth solutions, including lowering taxes, eliminating excessive regulation, strengthening businesses, and encouraging entrepreneurship. Currently, Vice-Chairman, Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors, Moelis & Company. Regularly featured in publications focusing on a wide range of topics, including both domestic and international matters.