NAME: Karen Kerrigan
GREW UP IN: Upstate New York.
LIVES IN: Oakton, Va.
EDUCATION: B.A., State University of New York College at Cortland
CAREER: Founder, president and CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, 1994-present; self-employed at various stages of career; also worked for several nonprofits managing fundraising and grass-roots organizing.
FAMILY: Two children, Christopher, 22 and Katie, 16
HOBBIES: Travel, sports and fitness, gardening
LAST BOOK READ: "Essays on Governance" by Andrew Sherman