Congressman John Delaney
Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) is the only former CEO of a publicly traded company in the House of Representatives. Congressman Delaney founded and led two NYSE-listed financial services companies before the age of forty and is a past winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2010, Delaney’s company, CapitalSource, received the Bank Enterprise Award from the Treasury Department for lending to disadvantaged communities. Delaney serves on the Financial Services and Joint Economic Committee.
Delaney is the co-chair of the Congressional Social Investment Taskforce. In partnership with Republican Todd Young of Indiana, Delaney was the lead Democratic cosponsor of the Social Impact Partnership Act and the Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act in the 114th Congress.
Delaney was first elected in 2012 and is serving his third term in Congress. Maryland’s Sixth District includes portions of Montgomery and Frederick Counties and Western Maryland.