Who is Gina Raimondo's husband Andrew Moffit?

RHODE Island Governor Gina Raimondo has been married to husband Andrew Moffit for twenty years.

Raimondo is expected to join President-elect Joe Biden's cabinet as Secretary of Commerce.

Who is Gina Raimondo?

Gina Marie Raimondo is an American politician and venture capitalist who has been serving as the 75th Governor of Rhode Island.

She is the first female to have been elected in the role, which she stepped into in 2015.

In November 2010, Gina was elected to serve as General Treasurer of Rhode Island, receiving the largest number of votes of any statewide candidate.

She grew up in a "tight-knit Italian-American family" and is the youngest of three children.

Raimondo attended Yale Law School and Harvard before she co-founded Point Judith Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm.

Under Governor Raimondo’s leadership, Rhode Island has been "a national leader in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the most tests per capita in the nation and one of the fastest-recovering economies," according to the Office of the Governor.

Who is her husband Andrew Moffit?

Andy Moffit became Rhode Island's inaugural First Gentleman on January 6, 2015 when Raimondo was sworn in.

Moffit is the Director of Industry Learning for McKinsey & Company, a leading management consulting firm.

Prior to this role, he was a consultant for 13 years, during which he co-founded McKinsey's Global Education Practice and served clients in K-12 and higher education.

He is also an Adjunct Lecturer at Brown University and Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Moffit and Raimondo got married in 2001 and the pair have two children, Ceci and Tommy.

The family live in Providence with their rescue dog Sparky.

What role will Gina Raimondo step into?

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Raimondo to be Secretary of Commerce in his cabinet.

The Commerce Department is a sprawling agency with over 50,000 employees.

Raimondo would take over the position from Wilbur Ross, who was found in contempt of Congress for "defying a subpoena to turn over documents about the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to census forms," according to NPR.

If confirmed by the Senate, Raimondo would oversee the U.S. Commerce Department's portfolio of federal agencies including the Census Bureau.

The Census Bureau, the federal government's largest statistical agency, has faced delayed releasing the results of the 2020 census results due to coronavirus delays and changes by the Trump administration.

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