Douglas Ducey

Hon. Douglas Ducey

Governor, Arizona

Douglas Anthony Ducey is an American businessman and politician who is the 23rd and current governor of Arizona. A member of the Republican Party, he was sworn in as governor on January 5, 2015. He was the state's treasurer from 2011 to 2015.

Before entering politics, Ducey was the CEO of Cold Stone Creamery. He and his business partner sold the company in 2007. On November 4, 2014, Ducey was elected governor of Arizona, succeeding Jan Brewer.[1]

Born in Toledo, Ohio, Ducey moved in 1982 to Tempe, Arizona, where he attended Arizona State University. In addition to his involvement with Cold Stone Creamery, he worked at a local Anheuser-Busch distributor during his time in college, and at Procter & Gamble after graduating with a degree in finance.