THE CANDIDATES

Lenny Veltman

Hometown: The Former USSR
Age: 37
Occupation: Trading Company Owner
Team: Gold Rush
Status: [ ] Active [ ] Hired [x] Fired

Lenny, 37, originally born in Baku, a city in the former U.S.S.R., grew up in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where he served in the Soviet Army for two years. At 24, Lenny left for the United States with his wife and child. Eager to start a successful business of his own – but knowing no English – Lenny built himself up from a janitor to the eventual owner of his own Russian restaurant. Lenny also became a stockbroker and achieved his Series 7 license after being in America for only two years. He now operates his own medical trading company. Lenny resides in New Jersey with his wife and sixteen-year-old son.