Commerce Corporation Chair of the Board
Gina M. Raimondo is the 75th Governor of Rhode Island, and the state’s first female governor. Prior to her inauguration in January 2015, Raimondo served as the state’s General Treasurer and worked to redesign Rhode Island’s public employee pension system. To move the state forward, she is focused on building the skills our students and workers need to compete in the 21st century, fostering innovation, and attracting entrepreneurs to stimulate the economy and create jobs.
Raimondo attended Harvard University for her undergraduate degree and graduated magna cum laude. Following Harvard, she won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University where she earned a doctorate in 1995 and met her husband Andy Moffit. Raimondo and Moffit both then attended Yale Law School.
After graduating, Raimondo clerked for US District Judge Kimba Wood. She served as founding employee and senior vice president at Village Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Williamstown, Massachusetts before co-founding her own venture capital firm in Rhode Island, Point Judith Capital.
Raimondo and Moffit are parents of two young children, Ceci and Tommy.
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