• Mitch Daniels – Rebecca Costa

    Mitch Daniels – Rebecca Costa

    Mitchell E. Daniels was unanimously selected by the Purdue Board of trustees in June of 2012 to be the university's 12th president. Before assuming his position at Purdue, Daniels was the 49th Governor of Indiana from 2005 to 2013. He has also held several top management positions in both private…

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  • Bill Frist – Rebecca Costa

    Bill Frist – Rebecca Costa

    William H. Frist is a nationally acclaimed heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and chairman of the Executive Board of Cressey & Company. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. Senate for 12 years and served on both the Health and Finance committees. He was elected Majority…

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  • Ken Salazar – Rebecca Costa

    Ken Salazar – Rebecca Costa

    Kenneth Lee “Ken” Salazar served as the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior, in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2013. Previously he served as a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 2005 to 2009 and was the Attorney General of Colorado from 1999 to 2005. More recently, Salazar became…

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  • Bob Kerrey – Rebecca Costa

    Bob Kerrey – Rebecca Costa

    “Bob” Kerrey is an American politician who served as the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987, and as a United States Senator for the state of Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. Kerrey was also involved with the 9/11 Commission that investigated the events of September 11th and devised…

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  • Cash Nickerson – Rebecca Costa

    Cash Nickerson – Rebecca Costa

    Cash Nickerson has been President and CEO of PDS Tech, Inc., which is the fourth largest engineering and IT staffing firm in the United States, for 10 years. He has held several other executive and legal positions in his career including serving as an attorney and marketing executive for Union…

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  • Itzhak Perlman – Rebecca Costa

    Itzhak Perlman – Rebecca Costa

    Itzhak Perlman is a prodigious talent on the violin who overcame a diagnosis of polio at a young age to become one of the most renowned classical musicians in the world. He has played around the globe with the world's leading orchestras, collaborated with several other notable musicians, and gone…

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  • Bobby Franklin – Rebecca Costa

    Bobby Franklin – Rebecca Costa

    In September 2013, Bobby Franklin assumed the position of President and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). In his role, Franklin leads and oversees the strategic direction of the nearly 400 member strong association on behalf of U.S. venture capitalists and the startup ecosystem. Prior to leading NVCA,…

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  • Barry McCaffrey – Rebecca Costa

    Barry McCaffrey – Rebecca Costa

    General Barry Richard McCaffrey is a retired US Army general, news commentator and business consultant. He received three Purple Heart medals for injuries sustained during his service in Vietnam, two Silver Stars for valor and two Distinguished Service Crosses. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame…

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  • Lynne Cheney – Rebecca Costa

    Lynne Cheney – Rebecca Costa

    Lynne Cheney, wife of former Vice-President Dick Cheney, has loved history for as long as she can remember, and she has spent much of her professional life writing and speaking about the importance of knowing and teaching history. She has served as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities…

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  • Bob Graham – Rebecca Costa

    Bob Graham – Rebecca Costa

    As former Governor of Florida, and co-chair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Senator Bob Graham will be here to talk about why normalizing relations with Cuba may be essential to preventing another Deep Horizon catastrophe in the United States.

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