Ted and Heidi Cruz have always had big ambitions for public service. A decade ago, uprooting her career was a difficult detour.
After a few years at J.P. Morgan in New York, Heidi goes to Harvard Business School and emerges; MBA in hand, with a bevy of lucrative job offers — including one at Goldman Sachs.
Heidi’s status at Goldman and connections in the finance world make her ‘a wonderful, not-so-secret weapon’ for Ted’s fundraising efforts. “She’s well-respected and has lots of admirers,” says Rep. Kevin Brady, ‘So that could be part of the reaching out; whether it’s Wall Street or Texas.’