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Grant Thornton, Chief Economist and Managing Director

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As one of the most sought-after and most-quoted economists in the world, Diane Swonk has more than 30 years of experience in financial services. She is the Founder and CEO of DS Economics and, for 11 years, the senior managing director and chief economist for Mesirow Financial. She has sat on advisory committees to high-level governmental banking authorities, and has also earned many awards over her career, including being listed as one of the “Top Forecasters in the Country” by The Wall Street Journal. She addresses trade issues, regulation, taxes, policy and the markets, and many other issues affecting business and the economy.

Founder, Precision Strategies, Former Deputy Campaign Manager for Obama 2012, and Former Deputy Senior Advisor to President Obama

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Stephanie Cutter is one of the most-trusted voices of the Democratic Party. At the center of every major policy and political debate of the last 20 years, she offers an enlightening look at the current state of politics told through insider stories with today’s top lawmakers. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail and from the West Wing to the C-Suite, Stephanie is one of the foremost experts at weaving together political strategies to create a narrative that resonates with voters. She was named one of the “50 Most Powerful People in Washington,” by GC magazine.

Former Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Renowned Political Strategist and Commentator, and Best-selling Author

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Political strategist Donna Brazile is the former interim chair of the DNC, as well as the former vice chair for civic engagement and voter participation at the DNC, an adjunct professor, current Fox News contributor, best-selling author, syndicated columnist, and television commentator. She was also the first African-American woman to manage a presidential campaign. Her southern charm, big personality, and hilarious anecdotes make her an instant audience favorite. Oprah’s O magazine chose her as one of its “20 remarkable visionaries” and Washingtonian named her one of its “100 most powerful women.” Brazile is known for her ability to analyze the political climate and attract supporters, and she addresses this and the political mood of the country.

Former White House Press Secretary, United Airlines CCO, & Well Known Political Commentator

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From town hall meetings on the campaign trail in Iowa to private meetings in the Oval Office, Josh Earnest spent a decade advising and advocating for President Obama. Today, he takes audiences behind the scenes and offers his engaging and honest analysis of the current (and future) political landscape.

CNN Political Commentator, Editor-at-Large for Jewish Currents, and Associate Professor of Journalism & Political Science at City University of New York

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One of America’s most highly regarded commentators on American politics and foreign policy, Peter Beinart addresses national politics, foreign policy, the future of liberalism, and our nation’s relationship with Israel. A political commentator for CNN and a contributor to the Atlantic, he is known for his articulate and edgy political analysis. He has written three books and is currently the associate professor of journalism and political science at The City University of New York.

Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Leading Expert on Healthcare and Regulatory Issues

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Nancy-Ann DeParle is President Obama’s former deputy chief of staff for policy. She is one of the nation’s leading experts on healthcare and policy issues and was essential to the creation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, playing a lead role in one of the most significant pieces of social legislation in a generation. She is the expert’s expert. When she was deputy chief of staff, DeParle oversaw all policy and regulatory matters for the White House, including energy, environment, education, manufacturing, and economic policy. She addresses policy and healthcare.

U.S. Trade Representative and Former Mayor of Dallas

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Ambassador Ron Kirk is the former United States trade representative (USTR) who was a pivotal member of the president’s economics team. With nearly 20 years in politics, he has been a Dallas mayor, U.S. Senate candidate, a lawyer with international reach. Boisterous and entertaining, Kirk analyzes the current political environment and offers audiences a glimpse behind the curtain in Washington and into what the president is really thinking. He also addresses trade, jobs, the economy, and doing business in China.

Dean Emeritus, Yale School of Management and Former Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade

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At the complex intersection of global politics, economics, investment, and financial markets sits Jeffrey Garten. Few experts can boast such high-level experience in both government and business, as well as a deep knowledge of the global economic picture. He has earned an unparalleled reputation. His experience, from the emerging markets to the dean’s office at the Yale School of Management, has made him a hot commodity for organizations whose survival depends on a clear picture of the state of the global economy and the underlying implications of America’s policies.

Former Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change

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Heather Zichal was the first deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate change. She offers audiences an illuminating glimpse into the complex world of energy policy. POLITICO called her “the most effective person…on energy issues at the White House.” She helped establish historic new fuel economy standards, reduce mercury pollution, and support clean energy deployment. The president’s most senior White House energy aide, she shares insights on our nation’s energy policy, the likelihood and ramifications of energy independence, and how policy affects the economy.

Former Chief Communications Officer for Obama for America

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Anita Dunn, the former White House communication director and the former chief communications officer for Obama for America, is at the very pinnacle of strategic communications. She orchestrated the most disciplined and creative presidential campaign ever, breaking fund-raising records and abandoning traditional rules of campaign-messaging. She easily adapts to changes in the world of information and has advised a wide range of political leaders. Dunn addresses branding, strategic communications, new media, executive management, and the political outlook.

Former U.S. Senator (D-LA) and Expert on Social Security, Healthcare, and Energy

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Former Senator John Breaux (D-LA), the deputy minority whip until his retirement, held key Senate committee positions. He was a senior member of the Finance Committee, chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy, and Co-Chairman of the President's Tax Reform Commission. He also held positions on the Subcommittees of Health Care and Taxation and IRS Oversight. Breaux addresses politics, health care, energy, bipartisanship, and lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and the oil spill.

Former Governor of Virginia, Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

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A lifelong entrepreneur, key strategist, presidential confidante, Party chairman, best-selling author, and the 72nd Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe has played an incalculable role in 21st Century American politics. His dynamic presentations never fail to deliver his trademark charisma and optimism, and he entertains crowds while demonstrating why he’s considered one of the keenest political minds in America.