NAME — Larry Hogan
AGE-BIRTHPLANCE — 58, Washington, D.C.
EDUCATION — Bachelor's degree in government and political science, Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, 1978.
EXPERIENCE — President and CEO of real estate firm Hogan Companies since 1985. Maryland Secretary of Appointments, 2003-2007. Founder and chairman of political activist organization Change Maryland. Republican nominee for Maryland's 5th Congressional District in 1992.
FAMILY — Married; father of three grown daughters. His father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., was U.S. representative for Maryland from 1969 to 1975.
QUOTE — "Our entire focus is on jobs, middle-class families and restoring our economy."