Faculty

The Washington Campus faculty is unique. All of our speakers are senior-level experts in their field and practitioners in business-government relations who share their experience and insights into "how Washington works." Speakers are drawn from current and former Executive Branch officials, Members of Congress and staff, and national political leaders, we well as corporate lobbyists, trade association executives, thought leaders and scholars from think tanks, journalists and media leaders, and NGO policymakers. Recent speakers include:

 

 

Mr. Edward Alden
Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations

Mr. John Banghart
Senior Director for Technology Risk Management
Venable LLP

Ms. Donna Brazile
Former Chairwoman
Democratic National Committee

Ms. Carolyn Brehm
Vice President of Global Government Relations
Procter & Gamble

Mr. Rob Canterman
Senior Attorney, Health Care
Federal Trade Commission

Mr. Jim Capretta
Fellow
Ethics and Public Policy Center & American Enterprise Institute

Ms. Wendy Cutler
Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute
Managing Director, Asia Society
Former Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President

The Honorable Howard Dean, MD
Former Governor of Vermont
Former Chairman, Democratic National Committee

Mr. F. Michael Dell
Leader, Center for Tax Policy
EY

Ms. Susan Dentzer
Senior Policy Advisor
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Honorable Mickey Edwards
VP & Director of the Rodel Public Leadership Program
Aspen Institute
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (Oklahoma)

Mr. Ronald Elving
Senior Washington Editor
National Public Radio

Mr. Curtis Etherly
Director of Federal Affairs & International Stakeholder Relations
Coca-Cola

Ms. Lesley Fair
Senior Attorney
U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Mr. Michael Fitzpatrick
Senior Counsel and Head of Regulatory Advocacy
GE Global Law & Policy
Former Associate Administrator, Office of Management and Budget

Dr. John Fortier
Director, Democracy Project
The Bipartisan Policy Center

Dr. Elizabeth Fowler
Vice President of Global Health Policy
Johnson & Johnson

Mr. Jonathan Gledhill
President
Policy Navigation Group
Former Analyst, Office of Management and Budget

Dr. Josh Gordon
Policy Director
Concord Coalition

Ms. Leslie Griffin
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs
UPS

Mr. John Hallmark
Director, Executive Management, Office of Public Policy
EY

Mr. Stefan Hankin
President and Founder
Lincoln Park Strategies
Former Lead Pollster, Obama Presidential Campaign


Mr. Steven Harris
Board Member
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

Dr. Kevin Hassett
Wilson Chair in American Politics
American Enterprise Institute

General Michael Hayden
Former Director, National Security Agency
Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Mr. Julius Hobson
Senior Policy Advisor
Polsinelli Shughart PC 

Mr. James Hohmann
National Political Correspondent
The Washington Post

Mr. Jeff Holland
Chief of Projections Unit
Congressional Budget Office

Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin
President
American Action Forum
Former Director, Congressional Budget Office

Mr. Rick Klein
Political Director
ABC News

Mr. Robert Knake
Whitney Shepardson Senior Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations
Former Director for Cybersecurity Policy, National Security Council

The Honorable Henry ‘Hank’ Levine
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Asia

Ambassador Mark Lippert
Vice President, International Affairs
The Boeing Company

Ms. Maya MacGuineas
President
Committee for a Responsible Budget

Mr. Greg Maurer
Vice President, U.S. Federal Public Policy
Facebook

Mr. Bruce P. Mehlman
Partner
Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen Bingel & Thomas Inc.
Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Technology Policy

Ms. Tami Overby
Vice President, Asia
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The Honorable Timothy J. Roemer
Former U.S. Ambassador to India 
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (Indiana)

The Honorable Paul Rosenzweig
Visiting Fellow
The Heritage Foundation
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Tom Scully
Former Administrator
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Honorable Cliff Stearns
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (Florida)

Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele
Former RNC Chairman
Former Lieutenant Governor of Maryland

The Honorable Branko Terzic
Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group LLC
Former Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Former Executive Director & Regulatory Policy Leader, Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions
Former Chairman and CEO, Yankee Energy System, Inc.


Dr. James A. Thurber
Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
American University

The Honorable Tevi Troy
President
American Health Policy Institute

Mr. Jeffrey Weinberg
Counsel
Office of Management and Budget

 
Ms. Donna Brazile

 

 


The Honorable Howard Dean

 

 


Ms. Susan Dentzer

 

 


The Honorable Mickey Edwards

 

 


Mr. Curtis Etherly

 

 

 
Ms. Lesley Fair

 

 


General Michael Hayden

 

 


Mr. James Hohmann

 

 


Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin

 

 

Ambassador Mark Lippert

 

 


Ms. Maya MacGuineas

 

 


Mr. Bruce Mehlman

 

 


The Honorable Cliff Stearns

 

 


The Honorable Michael Steele

     
 
 

Ms. Cynthia E. Berry, Esq.
Managing Director
The Civil Justice Reform Group

Ms. Chaquita Brooks-Lasure
Managing, Director
Manatt Health
Former Deputy and Policy Director, CMS
Former Director of Coverage Policy, HHS Office of Health Reform

Mr. Rob Canterman
Senior Attorney, Health Care
Federal Trade Commission

Mr. Gary Capistrant
Chief Policy Officer
American Telemedicine Association

Mr. Tony Clapsis
VP, Strategy and Corporate Development
CVS Health
Former Professional Staff, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

Ms. Susan Dentzer
President & CEO
The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

Ms. Karen Fisher
Chief Public Policy Officer
AAMC

Mr. Keith Fontenot
Visiting Scholar, Center for Health Policy
The Brookings Institution
Former Associate Director for Health, OMB

Dr. Elizabeth Fowler

Vice President of Global Health Policy
Johnson & Johnson

Ms. Lisa Grabert
Professional Staff Member
House Ways and Means Committee
Former Senior Associate Director of Policy, American Hospital Association

Mr. Julius Hobson
Senior Policy Advisor
Polsinelli SHughart PC
Former Director, Congressional Affairs, American Medical Association

Mr. Jeff Holland
Chief, Projections Unit
Congressional Budget Office

Ms. Charlotte Ivancic
Partner
Tarplin, Downs & Young
Former Senior Health Care Policy Advisor to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Mr. Ron Klain
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Revolution LLC
Former Chief of Staff, Vice President Joe Biden

Ms. Robyn Lippert
Vice President, External Affairs
UnitedHealth Group

Dr. Bernadette Loftus
Associate Executive Director for the Mid-Atlantic States, The Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
Commissioner of Health Services Cost Review Commission, Maryland State

Mr. Len Marquez
Director, Government Relations
Association of American Medical Colleges

Dr. David Moore
Senior Director, Government Relations
AAMC

Mr. Jeff M. Myers

President & CEO
Medicaid Health Plans of America

Mr. Graham Newson
Director, Office of Government Relations
AAOS

Dr. Wendell Primus
Senior Health Policy Advisor, Minority House Leadership
U.S. House of Representatives

Mr. Mike Robbins
Senior Vice President, Maryland Hospital Association

Ms. Neleen Rubin
Founder
Rubin Health Policy Consulting
Former Health Policy Staff, Senate Finance Committee

Mr. David Schwartz
Head of Global Policy
Cigna
Former Senior Policy Advisor, Senate Finance Committee

Mr. Tom Scully, Esq.
Senior Counsel
Alston & Bird LLP
Former Administrator, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Former President and CEO, Federation of American Hospitals

Dr. William Shaffer
Medical Director
AAOS

Mr. Peter Slone
Senior Vice President, Corporate Public Affairs
McKesson, Inc.
Former Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Medtronic

Mr. Mike Stinson
Director Of Government Relations
Physician Insurers Association of America

Mr. Brian Sutter
Senior Vice President
Capitol Hill Consulting Group
Former Staff Director, House Ways and Means, Health Subcommittee

The Honorable Tevi Troy
President
American Health Policy Institute

The Honorable Jennifer Young
Cofounder
Tarplin, Downs, and Young

Ms. Julie Williams
Senior Manager, Office of Government Affairs
AAOS


Mr. Rob Canterman

 

 


Ms. Cynthia E. Berry, Esq.

 

 


Mr. Keith Fontenot

 

 


Mr. Julius Hobson

 

 


Mr. Jeff Holland

 

 


Mr. David Schwartz

 

 


Mr. Tom Scully, Esq.

 

 


Mr. Peter Slone

 

 


The Honorable Tevi Troy

 

 


The Honorable Jennifer Young

 
 

Mr. Chris Alabi
Professional Fellow
Center for Audit Quality

Ms. Sylvia Alicea
Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Mr. Jeff Bailey
Special Counsel
PCAOB

Dr. Judy Beckman
Academic Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Mr. Thomas E. Bishop
Director, International Operations West
IRS-Criminal Investigations

Mr. Barry Blom

Principle Budget Analyst of Projections
Congressional Budget Office

Mr. Terry L. Burke
Forensic Accountant, Regional Program Manager
FBI

Mr. Jim Capretta
Fellow, Ethics & Public Policy Center
American Enterprise Institute
Former Associate Director, Office of Management and Budget

Mr. Robert Carroll
National Director, Quantitative Economics and Statistics
EY

Mr. Brian Cassidy
Professional Fellow
Center for Audit Quality

Ms. Margot Cella
Director of Research
Center for Audit Quality

Ms. Cheryl Clark, CPA
Director, Financial Management and Assurance
GAO

Mr. F. Michael Dell
Leader, Center for Tax Policy
EY

Ms. Rachel Dresen
Director, Congressional and Political Affairs
AICPA

Ms. Julie Erhardt

Deputy Chief Accounting
SEC

Mr. Lewis H. Ferguson
Board Member
PCAOB

Mr. Keith Fontenot
Managing Director of Government Relations and Public Policy
Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC
Former Associate Director, OMB

Ms. Jeanette Franzel
Board Member
PCAOB

Mr. Marc Goldwein
Senior Vice President & Senior Policy Director
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Mr. Scott Goodlin
Senior Analyst, Criminal Investigations
IRS, Department of the Treasury

Dr. Josh Gordon
Policy Director
The Concord Coalition

Ms. Mary Moore Hamrick
National Managing Principal of Public Policy
Grant Thornton LLP

Mr. Jay Hanson
Board Member, PCAOB
Former National DIrector of Accounting, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP

Ms. Donna Harper
Special Agent
IRS-Criminal Investigation Unit, Department of the Treasury

Dr. Kevin Hassett
Chair, Council of Economic Advisors, The White House
Director of Economic Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute
Former Director of Economic Policy, AEI

Mr. Eric Hylton
Executive Director of International & Criminal Operations
IRS

Ms. Catherine Ide
Senior Director, Professional Practice Team
Center for Audit Quality

Mr. Nigel J. James

Associate Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Ms. Karyn Jones
Unit Chief, Forensic Accounting Unit, Financial Crimes Section
FBI

Ms. Kate Kiley
Director of Congressional and Political Affairs
AICPA

Ms. Cathleen M. Koch
Principal and Leader
Americas Tax Policy

Mr. Steven Koons
Partner
Cotton & Company LLP

Mr. Kevin Lavin
Professional Practice Fellow
Center for Audit Quality

Ms. Maya MacGuineas
President
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Mr. Keegan Maguigan
Financial Auditor, Financial Management and Assurance
GAO

Dr. Aparna Mathur
Resident Scholar in Economic Policy
American Enterprise Institute

Mr. Scott McCandless
Principal, Tax Policy Services
PwC

Mr. Dennis McGowan
Technical Director of Professional Practice
Center for Audit Quality

Ms. Catherine Nance
Senior Director of Professional Practice
Center for Audit Quality

Mr. Mikhail Pevzner

Former Academic Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC

Mr. Tom Quaadman
Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Mr. Richard Serrano
Director, International Operations East
IRS-Criminal Investigations

Ms. Shauna Steele
Director of Regulatory Policy, Office of Public Policy
EY

Ms. Vanessa Teitelbaum
Technical Director of Professional Practice
Center for Audit Quality

The Honorable Tevi Troy
President
American Health Policy Institute
Former Deputy Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services

Mr. Paul Tiao
Partner
Hunton & Williams LLP
Former Senior Counselor for Cybersecurity & Technology to the Director, FBI

Ms. Maryann Veloso
Special Agent, International Operations
IRS-Criminal Investigations

Dr. Alan D. Viard
Resident Scholar
American Enterprise Institute

Mr. Eric Weisbrod
Academic Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
SEC

 

 
Panel from CAQ

 

 


Ms. Margot Cella

 

 


Panel with the FBI's

Forensic Accounting Unit

 

 


Mr. Lewis H. Ferguson

 

 


Mr. Keith Fontenot

 

 


Mr. Scott Goodlin

 

 


Dr. Josh Gordon

 

 


Dr. Kevin Hassett

 

 


Mr. Eric Hylton

 

 


Mr. Scott McCandless

 

 


Mr. Tom Quaadman

 

 


Panel from the SEC

 

 


Ms. Shauna Steele

 


Ms. Vanessa Teitelbaum

 
 

Arizona
The Honorable Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Jeff Flake
U.S. Senator 

The Honorable John McCain
U.S. Senator 

The Honorable John Kyl
Former U.S. Senator


California 
The Honorable Dianne Feinstein
U.S. Senator

The Honorable Barbara Lee

U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
U.S. House of Representatives
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Jackie Speier
U.S. House of Representatives


Connecticut
The Honorable Christopher Shays

Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives 


DC
The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton 
U.S. House of Representatives 


Georgia
The Honorable John Lewis

U.S. House of Representatives 

The Honorable Johnny Isakson
U.S. Senator 

The Honorable David Perdue
U.S. Senator

The Honorable Saxby Chambliss
U.S. Senator


Indiana
The Honorable Trey Hollingsworth

U.S. House of Representatives 

The Honorable Joe Donnelly
U.S. Senator 

The Honorable Todd Young 
U.S. Senator


Kansas
The Honorable Kevin Yoder

U.S. House of Representatives 

The Honorable Bob Dole
Former U.S. Senator 
Former Senate Majority Leader


Louisiana
The Honorable John Breaux

Former U.S. Senator


Massachusetts
The Honorable Michael Capuano
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Barney Frank
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives
Former Chairman, House Financial Services Committee

The Honorable John Kerry
Former U.S. Senator
Former U.S. Secretary of State

The Honorable Ed Markey

U.S. Senator

The Honorable Richard Neal
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Elizabeth Warren
U.S. Senator

Michigan

The Honorable Debbie Dingell
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable John Dingell
Former U.S. House of Representatives 

The Honorable Bill Huizenga
U.S. House of Representatives 

The Honorable Fred Upton
U.S. House of Representatives 

The Honorable Gary Peters
U.S. Senator

The Honorable Debbie Stabenow 
U.S. Senator 

The Honorable Carl Levin
Former U.S. Senator 

The Honorable Donald W. Riegle, Jr.
Former U.S. Senator


Missouri
The Honorable Roy Blunt

U.S. Senator 

The Honorable Claire McCaskill
U.S. Senator 


New Mexico
The Honorable Michelle Grisham

U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Tom Udall
U.S. Senator 


North Carolina
The Honorable David Price

U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Richard Burr
U.S. Senator

The Honorable Thom Tillis
U.S. Senator 


Ohio
The Honorable Steve Stivers

U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Sherrod Brown
U.S. Senator 

The Honorable Rob Portman
U.S. Senator


Oklahoma
The Honorable Mickey Edwards

VP & Director of the Rodel Public Leadership Program, Aspen Institute
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (Oklahoma)


Rhode Island
The Honorable Jack Reed

U.S. Senator

Texas

The Honorable William R. Archer
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives
Former Chairman, House Committee on Ways and Means

The Honorable Ken Bentsen                                
President and CEO, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Kevin Brady

U.S. House of Representatives 

The Honorable John Cornyn
U.S. Senator

The Honorable Ted Cruz
U.S. Senator

The Honorable Bill Flores

U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Kay Granger
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Charlie Stenholm

Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives 


The Honorable Kyrsten Sinema

 

 

 
The Honorable Barbara Lee

 

 


The Honorable John Lewis

 




The Honorable Ed Markey

 



The Honorable Sherrod Brown

 

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