Mitch Daniels is the 49th Governor of Indiana, a position he's held since 2004.
Governor Mitch Daniels was elected as the 49th Governor of the
State of Indiana in 2004, in his first bid for any elected office. He was
re-elected in 2008 to a second and final term, receiving more votes than any
candidate for any public office in the state's history.
Governor Daniels came from a successful career in business and
government. He held numerous top management positions in both the private and
public sectors, including CEO of the Hudson Institute and President of Eli
Lilly and Company's North American Pharmaceutical Operations. He also has
served as Chief of Staff to Senator Richard Lugar, Senior Advisor to President
Ronald Reagan, and Director of the Office of Management and Budget under
President George W. Bush. He is the
author of a recent book, Keeping the Republic: Saving
America by Trusting Americans.