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|President of the United States|
|Bachelor's||Morehouse College (1967)|
|Master's||Purdue University (1971)|
|Date of birth||December 13, 1945|
|Place of birth||Memphis, Tennessee|
Cain has over 40 years of experience in the private sector. He has served in a number of roles including an analyst for Coca-Cola, an executive at Pillsbury, a regional vice president with Burger King and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza. He has also served as president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association.
- B.S., mathematics, Morehouse College, 1967
- MS, computer science, Purdue University, 1971
Cain ran for President of the United States in 2012. He announced his candidacy on May 21, 2011 at a rally in Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park. Following accusations of infidelity and sexual harassment, Cain suspended his presidential campaign in December 2011. After endorsing “the people" in January 2012, he then endorsed Newt Gingrich, and after Gingrich withdrew, Cain endorsed Mitt Romney in May.
Cain and his wife, Gloria, have two children and four grandchildren. He is an associate minister at Antioch Baptist Church North in Atlanta.
- Herman Cain, “About," accessed September 28, 2012
- ABC News, “Herman Cain, former CEO of Godfather’s pizza, announces his candidacy," May 21, 2011
- USA Today, “Herman Cain announces he’s suspending his campaign," December 4, 2011
- Washington Post, “Herman Cain formally endorses Mitt Romney," May 16, 2012