Jared Polis is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and politician running for election to the United States House of Representatives in Colorado's 2nd congressional district. If elected, he will become the third openly gay member of Congress. Tammy Baldwin and Barney Frank are currently the only openly gay members of Congress.
Polis founded or co-founded American Information Systems, bluemountainarts.com, ProFlowers.com, Sonora Entertainment Group, the Jared Polis Foundation, the New America School, and the Academy of Urban Learning. His estimated worth is over $200 million.