Foster Friess

Founder and Chairman of Friess Associates LLC

Friess was a major political backer of Rick Santorum's Red White & Blue Fund in 2012, providing $2.1 million, before shifting his support to Romney.. 


"If I had my way, you could give as much money to candidates as you wanted without all these superficial, phony, around the back door deals," he said about campaign finance disclosure rules. "But you have to be reported and disclosed. It is a shame."

"You know, back in my days, they used Bayer aspirin for contraception. The gals put it between their knees and it wasn't that costly."


The Koch brothers recognized Friess at the their 2011 retreat for donating over $1 million to their politicalo activities.

Friess was a founding donor to Tucker Carlson's The Daily Caller, providing $3 million.