Jeff Flake

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  • Available for Speaking Engagements after September 3, 2024
  • Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Turkey (2021-September 1, 2024)
  • U.S. Congressman (R-AZ) (2001-2013); U.S. Senator (2013-2018)
  • NYT Bestselling Author: 'Conscience of a Conservative'

Former U.S. Senator and U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Ambassador Jeff Flake’s experience representing America overseas, combined with nearly two decades of knowledge and experience on Capitol Hill, make him a truly unique asset to companies and organizations trying to navigate through complex global developments, topics, and trends. Known for his genial nature while in Congress, Senator Flake was confirmed unanimously by his former colleagues for his current ambassadorial post. Prior to his Ambassadorial appointment, Ambassador Flake served on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University, as a Distinguished Fellow at Arizona State University and at the Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership at Brigham Young University. He also served on the board of Directors of Taylor Morrison, the nation’s fifth-largest homebuilder. Ambassador Flake is the author of the New York Times best-seller Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle. He is also the recipient of the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage from the University Philosophical Society at Trinity College, Dublin. He offers a timely and unique perspective on U.S. foreign policy and the geopolitics of Europe and the Middle East. Senator Flake engages with audiences without partisan rancor or vitriol, making him capable and competent without being controversial.

A sought-after speaker, Senator Flake delivered a commencement address at Harvard Law School. He has been a frequent guest on NBC’s Meet the Press, ABC’s This Week, CBS’s Face the Nation, FOX News’ Sunday, and CNN’s State of the Union. He has guest lectured at Stanford, Princeton, and Yale, and was a Resident Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics.

Jeff Flake will be available for engagements beginning 9/3.

 


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Past Hosts Include:
  • World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth
  • UBM
  • Amplified Event Strategy
  • Tufts University
  • Hudson Library Historical Society
  • Forbes Under 30 Summit
  • Harvard Law School
  • Georgetown University
  • The National Press Club
  • The Woodrow Wilson Center
Rave Reviews About Jeff Flake as a Speaker
I thought that Senator Flake was terrific - very engaging and personal and a real professional. Would invite him back to any one of my events in the future.

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Talks & Conversations with Jeff Flake
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Geopolitics with the U.S. Ambassador to Turkey

Former U.S. Senator JEFF FLAKE was appointed by a Democratic President to be U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, a pivotal country surrounded by today’s most intractable world conflicts. He offers a timely and unique perspective on U.S. foreign policy and the geopolitics of Europe and the Middle East. Ambass ...

Former U.S. Senator JEFF FLAKE was appointed by a Democratic President to be U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, a pivotal country surrounded by today’s most intractable world conflicts. He offers a timely and unique perspective on U.S. foreign policy and the geopolitics of Europe and the Middle East. Ambassador Flake’s experience representing America overseas, combined with nearly two decades of knowledge and experience on Capitol Hill, make him a truly unique asset to companies and organizations trying to navigate through complex global developments, topics and trends. 

U.S. Government & Politics with Senator Jeff Flake

Former U.S. Senator JEFF FLAKE, now a respected political commentator, elucidates the complexities and challenges facing the U.S. government and politics today. Drawing from his successful career on Capitol Hill, Senator Flake emphasizes the importance of bipartisan connection and principal leadersh ...

Former U.S. Senator JEFF FLAKE, now a respected political commentator, elucidates the complexities and challenges facing the U.S. government and politics today. Drawing from his successful career on Capitol Hill, Senator Flake emphasizes the importance of bipartisan connection and principal leadership while providing a candid look at the inner workings of government.

A Functioning Democracy

Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey JEFF FLAKE explores the essential components underpinning a healthy democratic system. In this talk, Ambassador Flake discusses the importance of civic engagement, safeguarding democratic institutions, and maintaining a free and independent press. ...

Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey JEFF FLAKE explores the essential components underpinning a healthy democratic system. In this talk, Ambassador Flake discusses the importance of civic engagement, safeguarding democratic institutions, and maintaining a free and independent press.

The Politics of Healthcare Reform

Former U.S. Senator JEFF FLAKE tackles the contentious issue of healthcare reform by conducting a comprehensive analysis of its political landscape. With firsthand experience in legislative decision-making, Senator Flake examines the intricacies of policy approval, the competing interests at play, a ...

Former U.S. Senator JEFF FLAKE tackles the contentious issue of healthcare reform by conducting a comprehensive analysis of its political landscape. With firsthand experience in legislative decision-making, Senator Flake examines the intricacies of policy approval, the competing interests at play, and the imperative for sustainable solutions. Senator Flake highlights the need for a balanced approach prioritizing both accessibility and affordability, urging policymakers to transcend partisan divides and work collaboratively towards a healthcare system serving all Americans effectively and equitably.

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Biography

Ambassador Flake currently serves as the United States Ambassador to The Republic of Türkiye. He was confirmed to this post without opposition by the United States Senate in October 2021.

Prior to his ambassadorial service, Ambassador Flake represented Arizona in the United States Senate from 2013 to 2019. He also represented Arizona in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013.

Prior to entering Congress, Ambassador Flake served as Executive Director of the Goldwater Institute in Arizona. He also directed the Foundation for Democracy in Namibia during that nation’s transition to independence. Ambassador Flake holds a BA degree in International Relations and an MA degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University.

Ambassador Flake has been a contributor to CNN and CBS News, where he partnered on a series called “Common Ground.” He has guest lectured at Stanford, Princeton and Yale, and he was a Resident Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics.

Ambassador Flake delivered the 2018 commencement address at Harvard Law School. He has been a frequent guest on NBC’s Meet the Press, ABC’s This Week, CBS’ Face the Nation, Fox News Sunday and CNN’s State of the Union.

Prior to his Ambassadorial appointment, Ambassador Flake served on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University, as a Distinguished Fellow at Arizona State University and at the Sorensen Center for Moral and Ethical Leadership at Brigham Young University. He also served on the board of Directors of Taylor Morrison, the nation’s fifth largest homebuilder.

Ambassador Flake is the author of the New York Times best seller Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle. He is also the recipient of the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage from the University Philosophical Society at Trinity College, Dublin.

Ambassador Flake and his wife, Cheryl, are the parents of five children.