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  Cain, Herman
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2009-01-01  
 
NameHerman Cain
Address825 Fairways Court Suite 303
Stockbridge, Georgia 30281, United States
Emailhc@hermancain.com
Website [Link]
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Born December 13, 1945
Died Still Living (69 years)
ContributorNone Entered
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 14, 2015 02:19pm
Tags Black - Very Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Labor - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Pro-Smaller Government - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Married - Cancer - Baptist - Straight -
InfoRaised in Georgia, Cain adopted the lessons of his parents - dedication to hard work and the importance of faith - and carried them with him to the pinnacle of the corporate world. Cain earned a degree in mathematics from Morehouse College in 1967 and later earned a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University, while working as a mathematician for the Department of the Navy. He then worked as a business analyst for The Coca-Cola Company. In 1968, he married his wife, Gloria and they have two grown children.

In 1977, Herman Cain joined The Pillsbury Company and within three years, at the age of 34, rose to the position of Vice President of Corporate Systems and Services. Cain, reflecting his father's drive to seek greater challenges, then set his sights on a corporate presidency.

With this goal ahead of him and his mother's faith to support him, Cain resigned his senior position and started on another career path - the restaurant industry. He started from the ground up by making hamburgers at Pillsbury's Burger King division. Nine months later, he was managing 400 Burger King units in the Philadelphia region, the country's poorest performer. Within three years, his region had earned the reputation for excellence and was the company's best.

In 1986, Pillsbury appointed Cain to the presidency of the then financially troubled Godfather's Pizza, Inc. chain headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. In 14 short months, under Cain's leadership, the chain regained profitability. In 1988, he led his executive team in a buyout of the company from Pillsbury.

Cain was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Restaurant Association in 1988. In 1994 to 1995, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors. While leading this association, he developed the organization into a pro-business voice via national debates and speeches concerning health care reform, employment policies, and taxation. Following this experience, he was appointed to serve on the Economic Growth and Tax Reform Commission in addition to serving as Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He then became a senior advisor to the 1996 Dole/Kemp campaign for the Presidency.

Herman Cain continued the responsibilities of President and Chairman of Godfather's Pizza, Incorporated, while beginning a second career delivering national keynote speeches. Using his messages as the foundation, he created his own leadership consulting company, The THE New Voice, Inc. THE New Voice packages his speaking and develops his products, including books, DVDs, CDs of gospel music, and promotes his keynote speeches. He has authored four books to date on topics ranging from leadership to self-empowerment including Leadership is Common Sense and CEO of Self.

In 1996, Cain became CEO and President of the National Restaurant Association. He had been a member of the NRA Board since 1988, and had served as its elected volunteer chairman in 1994/1995. Cain thus became the only volunteer chairman to become the full-time CEO and President of the Association while still a member of the Board. Cain headed the NRA in this position for two and a half years.

In 1999, Cain sought to leverage his restaurant experience with the technology market and he became CEO and President of RetailDNA. Its mission is to provide innovative marketing solutions to the retail sector.

Today, Herman is a radio talk show host on "The Herman Cain Show" out of Atlanta’s WSB 750am and is a FOX News Business Commentator. Cain remains President and CEO of THE New Voice, Inc. and serves on the Boards of Directors for AGCO Corporation, Hallmark Cards Incorporated and Whirlpool Corporation. In 2004, he ran as a candidate for the United States Senate from Georgia.


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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Nov 07, 2012 03:55pm General GOP civil war: Herman Cain calls for third party  Article Andy 
Oct 21, 2012 06:00am Statement Herman Cain: 'Stupid people are ruining America'  Article Jason 
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm News Cain says he'd be leading Obama if he were nominee  Article John 
Apr 16, 2012 12:30pm Oops Herman Cain Rally at the Capitol Fails Spectacularly  Article Craverguy 
Jan 19, 2012 04:05pm Announcement Herman Cain will deliver Tea Party response to the State of the Union   Article RP 
Dec 15, 2011 10:25am General Herman Cain says he'd like to be secretary of Defense  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Dec 08, 2011 09:00pm Editorial The Cain drain  Article TX DEM 
Dec 02, 2011 09:00am News Herman Cain's Marriage Shaken by Infidelity Charges  Article TX DEM 
Nov 30, 2011 04:10pm General MAP OF THE YEAR: Herman Cain's Facebook Foreign Policy 'Doctrine'  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 28, 2011 04:05pm Scandal Woman claims 13-year affair with Herman Cain  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 17, 2011 05:00pm General Sources: Secret Service to protect Cain  Article COSDem 
Nov 17, 2011 11:00am Endorsement Cain Endorsement of Romney...From 2008  Article Picimpalious 
Nov 16, 2011 08:00pm General Cain: It’s Not ‘Practical’ To Attack Iran Because It Has Mountains  Article COSDem 
Nov 16, 2011 07:00pm Video Herman Cain Wants to Know How to Speak ‘Cuban’  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 15, 2011 11:25pm General Herman Cain offered Henry Kissinger secretary of state post  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 14, 2011 01:40pm News Herman Cain: "Manly" men like more pizza toppings  Article Scott³ 
Nov 12, 2011 11:50am General Cain: God Convinced Him to Run for President  Article Andy 
Nov 10, 2011 07:35am Statement Cain points to his non-harassment ratio  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 07, 2011 03:00pm General Allred: Cain offered client 'his idea of a stimulus package'  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Nov 07, 2011 02:50pm Blog Entry Howard Kurtz Wants You to Know That Herman Cain Likes White Women  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 04, 2011 10:00am News Herman Cain accuser attorney: Settlement dated 9/99, Kilgore signed  Article Jason 
Nov 04, 2011 06:00am Statement Cain: 'I am the Koch brothers' brother from another mother'  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Nov 02, 2011 09:55am Statement Herman Cain: China Is “Trying To Develop Nuclear Capability”  Article RP 
Oct 30, 2011 07:00pm Scandal Exclusive: 2 women accused Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm Advertisement Herman Cain to scrap minimum wage in poorest areas?   Article RP 
Oct 20, 2011 07:20am Oops Is Herman Cain Pro-Choice?  Article Green Pigs 
Oct 18, 2011 03:45pm Analysis Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan Would Cut Taxes for the Rich, Raise Taxes for Almost Everyone Else  Article RP 
Oct 16, 2011 09:00am Interview Herman Cain: The Goal Of Liberals Is To Economically Destroy The United States  Article Green Pigs 
Aug 12, 2011 12:10pm Amusing Did Herman Cain End the GOP Debate With a Line From Pokemon?  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 19, 2011 12:00pm Opinion [Herman] Cain's amateur hour  Article Andy 
Jun 01, 2011 06:00pm General Cain urged to forget White House, go for governor  Article Jason 
Mar 28, 2011 05:00pm General Herman Cain assailed as 'bigoted' over Muslim remarks  Article Monsieur 
Jul 14, 2010 02:00pm News Herman Cain Floated as 2010 Presidential Candidate by Politics Daily   Article Picimpalious 
Oct 20, 2008 06:00pm Op-Ed by Candidate Far from Nationalization, Purchase of Bank Stocks Is a Win-Win for Taxpayers  Article Jason 
Apr 27, 2004 12:00am Op-Ed by Candidate Affirmative action is negative step  Article None Entered 
Mar 01, 2004 12:00am Advertisement Herman Cain: Senate Democrats Get It Wrong On Social Security Again  Article None Entered 

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FL US Senate - R Primary - Aug 14, 2012 R Craig Miller
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GA District 09 - R Primary - Jul 31, 2012 R Martha Zoller
GA State Senate 21 - R Primary - Jul 31, 2012 R Chip Rogers
ND US Senate - R Primary - Jun 12, 2012 R Duane Sand
CA - District 08 - Open Primary - Jun 05, 2012 R Gregg Imus
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IN US Senate - R Primary - May 08, 2012 R Richard Mourdock
PA US Senate - R Primary - Apr 24, 2012 R Samuel E. Rohrer
US President - R Primaries - Jan 03, 2012 R Newt Gingrich
GA US President- R Primary - Feb 05, 2008 R Mitt Romney
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GA US President - R Primary - Mar 07, 2000 R M.S. "Steve" Forbes
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