…was Republican State Treasurer of Colorado. Stapleton was first elected on November 2, 2010, and took office on January 11, 2011. Stapleton won re-election in the 2014 election. Prior to being elected, Stapleton served as CEO and CFO of various private and publicly traded companies. Education - Graduate degree in business economics - London School of Economics - Master of Business Administration - Harvard Business School - Bachelor degree - Williams College Political career Treasurer (2011-Present) Stapleton was elected to his position on November 2, 2010, and assumed office January 11, 2011. Elections 2010: Stapleton won a narrow election over incumbent Cary Kennedy to become Colorado Treasurer on November 2, 2010. 2014: Stapleton ran for re-election. He was uncontested for the Republican nomination in the June 24 primary election and faced two challengers, Democrat Betsy Markey and Libertarian David Jurist, in the general election on November 4, 2014.