2016 Primary Election

Charles Nana (D)

U.S. Senate

Charles NanaCharles Nana

Date of birth: April 22, 1965; age 50

Residence: Hoover

Political experience: None.

Professional experience: Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, WASALOS Consulting, 1991-present; operational excellence consultant, private sector, 1991-present.

Civic experience: Referee, NCAA Soccer, 2009-present.

Education: Master’s degree in business administration, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2001; Catholic University of America, master’s degree in biomedical engineering, 1994; Howard University, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, 1992.

Top contributors: No contributions reported.

Main issues: If elected, the candidate wants to attract and create high-tech jobs that pay livable wages; increase minimum wage to $15 an hour within the next five years; fight unfair foreign trade practices involving China and Korea; scrap and rewrite the state’s constitution; promote education and job skills training programs; provide resources, high-quality and timely health care, employment and housing assistance to military veterans.

Campaign: www.nanaforsenate.com