Wayne Allyn Root is widely known as the Capitalist Evangelist. He is a former presidential candidate and the Executive Vice Chairman of The Conservative Caucus, one of America’s oldest and most influential conservative political organizations.
A favorite speaker of the Tea Party, Mr. Root is well known in the television and media industries, regularly appearing on Fox News Channel; he started his career as an anchorman and host for CNBC. He is also considering a run for the United States Senate as a Republican in his home state of Nevada against Majority Leader Harry Reid in 2016.
Mr. Root is the best-selling author of nine books, including The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide, and has written regularly for the Washington Times and Forbes.com. He is also a columnist and commentator at FoxNews.com, TheBlaze.com, Newsmax.com, PersonalLiberty.com, TownHall.com, Breitbart.com. He has been profiled in TIME, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Equities, Millionaire, The Financial Times, Robb Report, and on CNBC.
A college classmate of Barack Obama at Columbia University (Class of ’83), Mr. Root is a blue-collar SOB, (son of a butcher), home-school dad, serial entrepreneur, CEO, anti-tax crusader, small-business champion, and citizen politician.
Mr. Root resides in Henderson, Nevada, with his wife and four children and has his very own star in the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. His web site is ROOTforAmerica.com.