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Gilchrist II, Garlin (D)

Lieutenant Governor
Office: 111 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing MI 48909
Term: First
Website: https://www.michigan.gov/whitmer/0,9309,7-387-90502---,00.html

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


POLITICAL CAREER

Lt. Gov. Gilchrist was selected as running mate for Gov. Gretchen WHITMER in August 2018.  Prior to his selection, he had run unsuccessfully for Detroit City Clerk. 

To read an in-depth biography of the Lt. Governor, see (How Gilcrhist Big Shoes Moved Into New LG Role, 12/28/2018)

WORK EXPERIENCE

He had a successful career with Microsoft as a software engineer where he helped to build SharePoint into the fastest-growing product in the history of the company.

Gilchrist also served as the first Director of New Media at the Center for Community Change at MoveOn.org.  While in Seattle, he also served as Social Media Manager for the 2008 Obama campaign in the State of Washington. 

EDUCATION

He graduated from the University of Michigan, having studied computer engineering and computer science. 

PERSONAL

He and his wife, Ellen, have twins, Garlin III and Emily Grace. 

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Shaquila Myers

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