Pete Buttigieg served as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana from January 2012 to January 2020.
Prior to serving as mayor, Buttigieg was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and a naval intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He was deployed to Afghanistan for seven months in 2014.
He is a graduate of Harvard College and Oxford University, and is a Rhodes Scholar. He is the first openly gay person to seek the Democratic nomination for president.
Food For Thought
What are the arguments for and against Pete Buttigieg?