Best known as the former chairman and CEO of Godfather's Pizza, Herman Cain says he's running for president of the United States in 2012.
Friday evening in Council Bluffs, the Atlanta businessman announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.
Cain spoke to a crowd of 200 people at Iowa Western Community College. His announcement was met with a standing ovation.
Cain's press secretary said the official announcement will be made on Saturday.