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Rep. John K. Delaney

U.S. Representative for Maryland's 6th Congressional District

John K. Delaney (MD-6) is a Democratic Sr. Whip and the only former CEO of a publicly-traded company currently serving in the House of Representatives.<br /> <br /> A business builder, Delaney founded two New York Stock Exchange listed companies before the age of 40, and is a past winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Delaney’s companies were both founded in Maryland, CapitalSource, which Delaney launched in 2000 and became a public company in 2003, lent money to thousands of small businesses around the country and has been recognized by the Treasury Department for lending to disadvantaged communities while also receiving numerous awards as one of the best places to work in the Washington D.C. region. John is Chairman Emeritus of CapitalSource. Prior to CapitalSource, he founded HealthCare Financial Partners, a successful company that was started in 1993 and became a public company in 1996. <br /> <br /> Delaney received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his juris doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center.