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Tagg Romney to make stop in SoBo on Wednesday

Taggart “Tagg” Romney, the oldest son of Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney, is coming to South Boston on Wednesday.

Romney is bringing the Romney for President bus tour to the World of Sports parking lot on Highway 58 in Riverdale Wednesday at 2:15 p.m.

The public is invited to attend this event.

“I am thrilled that the Romney campaign sees the importance of coming through Southside Virginia and encourage everyone to come out and show their support,” said Del. James Edmunds II.

Romney will appear in Danville prior to his stop in South Boston and will head to South Hill when he leaves South Boston, according to Kevin Besserer, field director for the Republican Party of Virginia.

Born in 1970, Tagg Romney is an American businessman, a venture capitalist and political advisor.

He attended Belmont Hill School, a preparatory academy before he graduated magna cum laude with a BA in economics from Brigham Young University and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School

He has worked as the head of marketing for the Los Angeles Dodgers, as vice president of onfield marketing at Reebok and as director of strategic planning at Elan Pharmaceuticals. 

Romney has worked for each of his father's three political campaigns and currently serves as an advisor in his father's presidential campaign.

He and his wife, Jennifer, have six children, and the family resides in Belmont, Massachusetts.