Mick Mulvaney was elected in November, 2010, as the new US Congressman for South Carolina's 5th District.
A lifelong Carolinas resident, Mick attended Georgetown University where he graduated with honors in International Economics, Commerce, and Finance and graduated as an Honor Scholar – the highest award given to students of the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. After college, Mick attended law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a full academic scholarship. He completed his formal education at Harvard Business School's OPM program in 2006.
Mick has broad business experience across many fields. After practicing law following graduating law school, Mick started his own law firm. Later, he ran the family real estate business then started a small homebuilding company. He was also a minority shareholder in a restaurant franchise company, and even owned and operated his own restaurant.
Mick has used his educational, professional, and business background to bring a focus on jobs, business, and the economy to his work in Congress. He has been named to the House Budget Committee and the Joint House/Senate Economic Committee. He was the co-author of the widely regarded Cut, Cap, and Balance legislation that passed the House in July, and he contributed heavily to the critically acclaimed Republican Study Committee Budget. He has also been appointed chairman of the Small Business Committee's subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce. Finally, the House Republican Conference Policy Committee has tapped him as the chair of its Financial Services Task Force.
He has been active locally, as a founding member of the Indian Land Rotary, a youth baseball coach for Lancaster County Parks & Rec, a Board member at Springs Memorial Hospital, a member of the Board of Visitors at USC-Lancaster, a member of the Fort Mill Area Chamber of Commerce, and a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church and founding member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Mission.
Mick and Pam were married in 1998, and are the proud parents of triplets.