Todd Cefaratti began his studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received an academic scholarship and belonged to the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Todd Cefaratti matriculated at the University of California, Irvine, to complete a postgraduate degree in marketing. With his degrees in hand, Todd Cefaratti embarked on a long career in the financial industry, focusing his efforts on upper management and marketing. Over the course of 17 years, Todd Cefaratti served at many of the world’s leading companies, including CTX, Norwest, and Bank of America. In 2007, Todd Cefaratti accepted a position as the Chief Executive Officer of Glengary, Inc., a startup company specializing in reverse-mortgage leads and marketing consulting. Under the direction of Todd Cefaratti, Glengary, Inc. became one of the largest providers of reverse-mortgage leads in the United States in just a few short years. As a longtime businessman and executive, Todd Cefaratti advocates for free markets, limited government, and fiscal responsibility for individuals and organizations. To that end, Todd Cefaratti has become one of the most recognized voices and proponents of the Tea Party movement. As the Executive Director for one of the country’s largest Tea Party organizations, TheTeaParty.net, Todd Cefaratti’s remains responsible for driving recruitment. He accomplishes this task in manifold ways, including the organization’s high-tech website, which displays news updates, videos, cartoons, and a host of detailed information on Tea Party principles and upcoming events. In addition to the website, Todd Cefaratti and TheTeaParty.net organize nationwide bus tours, host promotional events, and sponsor major conservative engagements, such as the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.