Entrepreneur from Nebraska best known as the co-CEO of the major investment bank Lazard Middle Market. In 2013, he began campaigning as the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate election in Minnesota.
He played varsity football at University of St. Thomas, where he eventually graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Economics.
He has served on the Board of Directors at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, which focuses on educating children from underprivileged families.
His sons Patrick and Conor played on the Stanford University football team.
He ran against incumbent Democrat Al Franken in Minnesota's 2014 U.S. Senate race.