Andy Puzder is the former CEO of CKE Restaurants, where he helped turn Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. into the fast food powerhouses that they are today. Starting as founder Carl Karcher’s personal attorney in 1986, Puzder became CEO in 2000, and led the company out of serious financial difficulties. Under his leadership, CKE expanded to over 3,700 restaurants globally. Andy is a frequent lecturer on economics and politics for various groups and associations as well as at colleges and universities. He is also a policy advisor to America First Policies and a member of Job Creator’s Network Board of Directors. In 2010, he co-authored the book Job Creation: How it Really Works and Why Government Doesn’t Understand It. His second book, The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left’s Plot to Stop It, came out in April 2018. His PragerU videos, Capitalism vs. Socialism and Who Does a $15 Minimum Wage Help? have a total of 15.8 million views. He and his wife Dee have six children and live in Nashville, TN.