Rhode Island Governor (2015-present)
Gina Raimondo (Democrat) is the Governor of Rhode Island. Raimondo was elected to the office on November 4, 2014. She was re-elected to a second term in 2018. She was elected Rhode Island's treasurer in 2010 and held the position from 2011 to 2015.
In 2019, Raimondo became chair of the Democratic Governors Association after serving as vice-chair for the 2018 election cycle. She was the first female elected to serve as governor of Rhode Island and the second female elected to serve as the state's treasurer.
Raimondo was born in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Prior to assuming her position as Rhode Island's general treasurer, Raimondo co-founded and served as the general partner of Point Judith Capital, a venture capital firm headquartered in Rhode Island. She was also the senior vice president of fund development at Village Ventures, a venture capital firm that was active with healthcare start-ups.
She is the vice-chair of the Board of Directors of Crossroads Rhode Island, an organization that serves the homeless population in the state, and is a trustee of the Women and Infants Hospital in Rhode Island.