NAME: Todd McCracken
GREW UP IN: Alamogordo, N.M.
Lives in: Arlington, Va.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in economics, Trinity University, San Antonio
Career: Worked briefly in the Washington office of Sen. Peter Domenici, R-N.M. before joining NSBA in 1988 as a junior government affairs staffer. Rose to director of government affairs and vice president of government affairs and has been president since 1997.
Family: Wife Melissa, two sons, ages 16 and 12.
Last book read: Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch