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- Former Star Quarterback, Washington Redskins; Broadcaster; Entrepreneur
Voted the NFL’s Most Valuable Player, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and twice named both the Pro Bowl’s Most Valuable Player and the NFL’s Man of the Year, Theismann led his team to the Super Bowl XVII championship. Losing his successful football career at 35 to a serious injury, Joe Theismann learned firsthand how to think, analyze and reinvent in the face of adversity and change. Known for his long-standing community service efforts, Theismann currently sits on the Sports Advisory Board of the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Theismann was an Emmy award-winning analyst for two decades on ESPN’s critically acclaimed, Sunday Night and Monday Night NFL broadcasts.The most successful quarterback in the history of the Washington Redskins, Theismann is also a world ...fee range: $15, 000 - $25,000
- Former Acting Attorney General of The United States
Matthew G. Whitaker was acting Attorney General of the United States 2018-2019. Prior to becoming Acting Attorney General, Mr. Whitaker served as Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He was appointed as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa by President George W. Bush, serving from 2004-2009. Whitaker was the managing partner of Des Moines based law firm, Whitaker Hagenow & Gustoff LLP from 2009 until rejoining DOJ in 2017. He was also the Executive Director for FACT, The Foundation for Accountability & Civic Trust, between 2014 and 2017.Mr. Whitaker graduated with a Master of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa. While at Iowa, Mr. Whitaker was a three year letterman on the football team where he ...
- 43rd Treasurer of the United States
Rosie Rios was the 43rd Treasurer of the United States and is now a Visiting Scholar at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University effective October of 2016. She is most recently known for initiating and leading the historic efforts to place a woman on U.S. currency for the first time in over a century. She resigned her position in July 2016 and received the Hamilton Award, the highest honor bestowed in the U.S. Department of the Treasury. At the time of her resignation, she was the longest serving Senate-confirmed Treasury official beginning with her time on the Treasury/Federal Reserve Transition Team in November 2008 at the height of the financial crisis.fee range: $25,000 - $40,000
- Teacher; Author; The Founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation
Nothing could have prepared Erin Gruwell for her first day of teaching at Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif. A recent college graduate, she landed her first job, only to discover many of her students had been written off by the education system and deemed “unteachable.” By fostering an educational philosophy that valued and promoted diversity, Erin transformed her students’ lives. With Erin’s steadfast support, her students shattered stereotypes to become critical thinkers, aspiring college students, and citizens for change. They even dubbed themselves the “Freedom Writers”.The Freedom Writers Diary brought Erin and her students to the national spotlight, and eventually led to the 2007 hit film, Freedom Writers. In a powerful presentation that leaves audiences cheer ...fee range: Under $15,000
- Expert on Finance, Banking and Election Law; US Senator from Nevada (2011-2018); US House of Representatives (2007-2011); Nevada’s Secretary of Stat ...
Dean was sworn in to the United States Senate on May 9, 2011. Prior to his service in the Senate, Dean was the Representative for Nevada's Second Congressional District and also served as Nevada's Secretary of State and in the Nevada State Assembly representing Carson City.During his time in the Senate, Dean served on the Finance Committee, Banking Committee, Veterans' Affairs Committee, and Commerce Committee. Dean’s service on these committees allowed him to address the housing crisis; stand up for the more than 20 million veterans that have served our country; ensure that our transportation needs were met; and write tax policy that allowed for economic growth and opportunity for all Americans.Dean was rated as the 5th most bipartisan Senator by the Lugar Center and Georgetow ...
- Senior Research Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government, Harvard; Author, China’s Crisis of Success
Dr William H Overholt is a fellow at the Asia Global Institute and has been a Senior Fellow at Harvard since 2008. From 2013-2015 he was also Senior Fellow and then President of the Fung Global Institute in Hong Kong. From 2002-2008 he was Distinguished Chair and Director of the RAND Corporation’s Center for Asia Pacific Policy. He served as Asia regional Head of Strategy and Economics for Nomura from 1998 to 2001. Before that, he was Managing Director and regional Head of Research at Bank Boston Singapore. During 18 years at Bankers Trust, he managed a country risk team in New York from 1980 to 1984 and then served as regional strategist in Hong Kong. At Hudson Institute, 1971-1979 he directed studies for the U.S. Department of State, National Security Council, National Aeronautics and ...
- Founder and Managing Partner; Wall Street Veteran; Author, Managing the Dragon: How I’m Building a Billion Dollar Business in China
Upon graduating from Yale and the Harvard Business School, Jack spent almost twenty years on Wall Street, rising to Head of Investment Banking at PaineWebber. Well before others recognized the significant role that China would play in the global economy, he spent three years investigating opportunities in Asia and China, leading to the founding of ASIMCO Technologies in 1994.Widely recognized as an expert on doing business in China, Jack authored Managing the Dragon: How I'm Building a Billion Dollar Business In China, published by Crown Publishing, a division of Random House, in March 2008. The Chinese edition of the book was published by China Youth Press in May 2008. Jack has also written numerous articles on China and doing business in the country for the Far Eastern Economic Revie ...
- Super Bowl Champion; Award-winning television analyst; Author, Mindset for Mastery: An NFL Champion’s Guide to Reaching Your Greatness
Ryan Harris is a 10 year veteran of the NFL. In 2015, he became a Super Bowl Champion after winning Super Bowl 50 with the Denver Broncos. He has also played for the Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers before retiring in 2016.He graduated from Notre Dame with two degrees, one in Economics and Policy and the other in Political Science. These days you can Catch Ryan on ‘The Fantasy Football Hour’, CBS4 Denver, Altitude TV and more. You can also listen to Ryan on the radio During Notre Dame Football broadcasts and on Altitude Radio in Denver.Ryan also speaks across the nation about believing in yourself, financial literacy and leadership.fee range: Under $15,000
- Fox News Contributor; Best-Selling Author; Former U.S. Congressman (UT) and Chairman of Oversight & Government Reform Committee
Congressman Jason Chaffetz is a Contributor on Fox News Networks and a former Fellow at Harvard at the Kennedy School, Institute of Politics. He was elected to Congress in 2008 and selected by his peers to be a Chairman in the House of Representatives—only the fifth time in 100 years a three-term Representative ascended to such a position.As Chairman of the powerful Oversight & Government Reform Committee, he led investigations into the United States Secret Service, the Department of Education I.T. vulnerabilities, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Benghazi terrorist attack, misuse of classified information by Hillary Clinton, Fast & Furious, and the IRS scandal.
- Senior Chairman, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.; Chairman & CEO (2006-2018)
Lloyd C. Blankfein is an internationally respected global business leader, risk manager and commentator on matters affecting the global economy. As Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs for more than 12 years, Lloyd led the highest profile global investment bank through a period of great economic and political turbulence, becoming an important voice on today's global financial and political issues.
- 45th Governor of Wisconsin (2011 - 2019)
A successful Governor and economic, education and health care reformer, Scott Walker elevates the discussion on how to address the key challenges facing America today. A two term governor of a battleground state, Scott Walker is well versed in modern American politics as he led Wisconsin towards budget reform, education reform, tax reform, health reform, collective bargaining reform, and workforce reform.During his tenure, Governor Walker transformed Wisconsin from one of the worst states for business to one of the best. Under his tenure, Wisconsin was ranked as one of the top states for schools, higher education, healthcare, pensions, tourism, millennials and retirees.
- CNN Chief Political Analyst; Former Political Columnist for U.S. News & World Report and Chief Congressional Correspondent for Newsweek
Since beginning her career as a journalist at the Washington Star in 1976, Gloria Borger has climbed the ranks and become an in-demand Washington political analyst. Known for her appearances on CNN's The Situation Room and as part of the CNN Election Center, she was also a contributing editor to U.S. News and World Report, where she wrote the "On Politics" column. She also played a key role in CNN's America Votes 2008 coverage, which earned the network a Peabody Award.Formerly a CBS News national political correspondent and a contributor on Face the Nation and 60 Minutes II, Borger has extensive experience covering the ins and outs of politics in election years and beyond. Whether covering the legislative process as Newsweek's former chief congressional correspondent or following day-t ...