Age: 55.

Residence: Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County.

Family: Wife, Leigh; sons Jackson, 19, Grant, 16.

Education: History and economics degrees from Harvard College; MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.

Occupation: Pennsylvania state treasurer in his second term. Elected in 2008.

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Background: Congressional staffer on Capitol Hill, senior executive at Safeguard Scientifics, founder of the Eastern Technology Fund, co-founder of Pennsylvania Early Stage Partners, chair of Eastern Technology Council.

During his tenure, Treasury generated more than $2.1 billion for the state, and more in returns for the state's two large pension funds.