Looking to decode the Trump Presidency? In the past weeks we've helped hundreds of hosts do the same
 
Institutions and business groups as diverse as...
  • Willis Re 
  • Callan Associates 
  • Retail Industry Leaders Association
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • University of Pennsylvania 
  • Cornell University
  • George Washington School of Business
  • University of Kansas 
  • University of North Carolina 
  • Edison Electric Institute 
  • The NMS Group
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association 
  • Centerview
  • Macro Risk
  • The Insurance Bureau of Canada
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • Point 72
  • Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • Turnaround Management Association 
  • Ernst & Young 
...Have turned to these top minds for substantive, informative, and engaging insight into today's world...
John Boehner: Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (2011-15)

 
- Provided a "fascinating perspective" on 2017 politics for top retail industry CEOs at RILA Leadership Forum 
-Discussed rebuilding trust in Washington at CME Global Financial Leadership Conference for audience of financial industy elite; remarks included on conference website's highlights page
Jack Lew: U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (2013-16); White House Chief of Staff (2012-13)
-  Praised as "Mr. Insider" a "skilled negotiator" "a doer" and "the most important official Americans have never heard of" by The Washington Post
- Insider insights on trade, taxes and economic policies regularly make headline news
- Served as Director of Office Management and Budget under President Clinton, operating the budget at a surplus for first time since 1969
Larry Summers: Director, White House National Economic Council (2009-10)
- Spoke at the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum, with his analysis on banking regulation and the risks to Trump's policies appearing in numerous media outlets 
- Keynote on rebalancing the global marketplace featured on CME Global Financial Leadership Conference's highlights page
Max Baucus: U.S. Ambassador to China (2014-17); Chair, Senate Finance Committee (2007-14)
- Addressed issues of trade deals and tax reform at 2017 RILA Leadership Forum for audience of top industry CEOs and executives  
- Sought after by Chinese business leaders for insights into the Trump administration, as well as by American business leaders for his extensive experience in fostering free trade agreements with 11 countries  

 
Karl Rove: Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush
-"Professional, kind, accessible, and of course very insightful...renewed comprehension about the President...and his cabinet" (Taddeo)
- "[Karl Rove's] remarks were extremely insightful and very helpful to our industry leaders. [His] comments on the the current political atmosphere and the prognosis for the future were most informative" (Edison Electric Institute)
Cokie Roberts: Renowned Political Commentator, ABC News and NPR

 
- Popular, recurring "Ask Cokie" NPR series addresses listener questions on the inner workings of Capitol Hill
- "The event was a HUGE success! Cokie [Roberts] was fabulous... her lecture was one of the best we have ever had in the series!..." (Oregon Historical Society)

 
Rick Santorum: U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania (1995-2007); Republican Presidential Candidate (2016 & 2012)
 
- Addressed packed house at Cornell University for his presentation on the future of conservative leadership followed by a Q&A

 
Mohamed El-Erian: Chief Economic Advisor, Allianz; Chair, Obama’s Global Development Council (2012-17)
- Shared "exclusive insights" on the global marketplace as keynote speaker at 10th Asian Financial Forum, attracting 2,800 business leaders 
- Frequent news appearances and BloombergView articles shape national conversation


 
Josh Earnest: White House Press Secretary (2014-2017)
 
- Praised by President Obama for his, "smarts" "integrity" and for "rank[ing] as high as just about anybody [he's] worked with"
- Over a decade of experience working alongside Obama from campaign trail to Oval Office, with intimate familiarity with top Washington players and policy issues 
- Met with and provided advice to President Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer 
Steve Forbes: Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media
 
- Drew large crowd for his "Reviving American Capitalism: The Forbes Formula for Economic Success" speech at George Washington School of Business 
- Open letter to President Trump analyzing Congress' proposed tax plan has received over 30,000 views 

 
Dick Cheney: Vice President of the United States (2001-2009); U.S. Secretary of Defense (1989-1993)
- Drew crowd of 2,000 at Ringling College Library Association Lecture Series addressing trade, foreign policy, and where he agrees and disagrees with current administration
"Things went great! Our audience loved [Vice President Cheney] and he was great to work with." (Ringling College Library Association)
Jim Messina: White House Deputy Chief of Staff (2009-2011)
 
- "Jim Messina was fantastic! Everyone loved him and what he had to say...I would recommend him to anyone" (National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts)
- Praised as "brilliant" (Global Retail Marketing Association); a "fantastic part of the program" (Pharma Sales Summit); and "very intelligent" (Swedma)



 
William Bratton: Police Commissioner of New York City (1994-1996) (2014-2016); Chief of Police of Los Angeles (2002-2009)
- “I can't remember an outside speaker engaging our audience so thoroughly with such credibility. I think our people are now much better equipped to face 'impossible' situations”  (Johnson & Johnson)
- Uniquely qualified to address how to foster communication and collaboration between citizens, government, and industries 
Laura Tyson: First Female Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisors (1993-1995); Economic Advisor to Presidents Clinton and Obama
- Spoke at the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum, appearing on Bloomberg Surveillance to address the effect of Trump's policies on the global economy and the valuation of the U.S. dollar

With ongoing questions surrounding what we can expect from the new administration, event-planners are seeking out Harry Walker speakers from both sides of the aisle to illuminate what the impacts of Trump's actions will be on an economic and political level. Intimately familiar with the top players in the financial industry and in Washington, our speakers will leave your audiences riveted and informed, just as they have been at hundreds of engagements worldwide.