Dan Malloy became Connecticut's 88th Governor on Jan. 5, 2011, succeeding Jodi Rell, who declined to run for re-election.
Prior to becoming governor, Malloy served 14 years as mayor of Stamford, the city's longest tenure as mayor.
He was also a successful prosecutor, serving as Assistant District Attorney and winning 22 convictions in 23 felony cases.
Dan was born and raised in Stamford. The youngest of eight siblings, Dan has always been close to his family. He and his wife Cathy have three sons; Dannel, Ben, and Sam.