Kelly Loeffler

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Kelly Loeffler
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United States Senator
from Georgia
Assumed office
January 6, 2020
Serving with David Perdue
Appointed byBrian Kemp
Preceded byJohnny Isakson
Personal details
Born
Kelly Lynn Loeffler

(1970-11-27) November 27, 1970 (age 49)[1]
Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Jeffrey Sprecher (m. 2004)
EducationUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (BA)
DePaul University (MBA)

Kelly Lynn Loeffler (/ˈlɛflər/; born November 27, 1970) is an American businesswoman and politician. Loeffler is the junior United States Senator from Georgia since January 6, 2020. She is a member of the Republican Party.

She was the chief executive officer of Bakkt and the part-owner of the Atlanta Dream of the Women's National Basketball Association.

On November 27, 2019 Governor Brian Kemp's said that Loeffler was his top pick to replace Senator Johnny Isakson.[2][3] Kemp formally picked Loeffler as his senate pick.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Loomis, Carol J. (December 5, 2013). "The ICE Man Cometh". Fortune.com. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  2. Bluestein, Greg (November 26, 2019). "In secretive trip, Georgia governor tried to sell Trump on Senate pick". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  3. Bluestein, Greg (November 29, 2019). "Georgia gov expected to tap finance exec to US Senate next week". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  4. Bluestein, Greg (December 4, 2019). "Kemp taps Kelly Loeffler, financial exec, to US Senate seat". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved December 4, 2019.