AGE: 46

FAMILY: Wife, Tammy, and three children: Jesse, Mason, and Libby

RESIDENCE: Effingham

OCCUPATION: Co-owner Double A Body Builders (a truck body manufacturer) until 2008; business investor.

EDUCATION: Attended Wofford College

PRIOR PUBLIC OFFICE: Florence County Council, 2004 to present.

CAMPAIGN WEB SITE: www.ArdforSC.com

HOW TO CONTACT: Write to Ken Ard for Lt. Governor, 147 N. Irby St., Florence, SC 29501; phone 803-477-3033; e-mail info@ardforsc.com; or visit www.twitter.com/ KenArdforSC.