Frank Holleman

Age: 55

Family: Wife, Anne; children, Frank, 23; Libby, 21; and Anna, 17

Residence: Greenville

Occupation: Attorney

Education: Bachelor's degree from Furman University, juris doctor from Harvard Law School, and master's degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science

Public offices: Former U.S. deputy secretary of education; former chief of staff for U.S. secretary of education

Website: hollemanforeducation.com

Contact: Holleman for Education, P.O. Box 9362, Greenville, SC 29604

Phone: 864-235-3325

E-mail: frank@hollemanforeducation.com

Tom Thompson

Age: 60

Family: Children, Thomas, 35; and Brandynne, 31; grandchildren, Taylor, 13; and Tamara, 8

Residence: Columbia

Occupation: Chairman of department of educational leadership at South Carolina State University

Education: Bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Illinois

Public offices: None

Website: tomthompson2010.com

Contact: Tom Thompson for State Superintendent of Education, P.O. Box 12241, Columbia, SC 29211

Phone: 803-446-7097

E-mail: tom@tomthompson2010.com