NAME — Willard Mitt Romney.

AGE-BIRTH DATE-LOCATION — 65; March 12, 1947; Detroit.

EXPERIENCE — Republican presidential candidate, 2012; unsuccessful candidate for Republican presidential nomination, 2008; Massachusetts governor, 2003-2007; president and CEO of 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, 1999-2002; unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Senate, 1994; head of private equity firm Bain Capital, 1992-1999; interim CEO of Bain and Co., 1991-1992; co-founder and head of Bain Capital, 1984-1990; vice president of Bain and Co., 1978-1984; joined Bain and Co., 1977; worked at Boston Consulting Group, 1975-76.

EDUCATION — Attended Stanford University, 1965-1966; bachelor's degree, English, Brigham Young University, 1971; dual master's and law degrees from Harvard University, 1975.

FAMILY — Wife, Ann Davies; five sons— Taggart, Matt, Josh, Ben and Craig; 18 grandchildren.

QUOTE — "I don't want to change America. I want to restore to America the principles that put us to work, gave us good jobs and a brighter, promising future."