H.R. McMaster

R. McMaster is the Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.  He is also the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.  He was the 26th assistant to the president for National Security Affairs. Upon graduation from the […]

Elisa Massimino

Elisa Massimino

Elisa Massimino directs the Human Rights Institute at Georgetown University Law Center and is a senior fellow on National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress. She spent 27 years—the last decade as President and CEO—at Human Rights First, one of the nation’s leading human rights advocacy organizations. From 2019-2021 Massimino was […]

James McCain

James McCain enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17 in 2006. He served with 1st Battalion 1st marines as an infantry rifleman in Iraq during the surge of 2007. After leaving the USMC he received his bachelors from Arizona State University and rejoined the Arizona Army National Guard. He served […]

Joe Harper

Joe is Partner and Chief Operating Officer at REB Capital Management, which focuses on making long-term equity investments in emerging markets financial sector franchises. Joe has been in the investment management industry for over twelve years with a specific focus on emerging markets. Prior to entering the investment business, Joe worked at the International Republican […]

Michelle Bekkering

Michelle Bekkering

Bekkering currently serves as Director of National Engagement at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC). USGLC represents more than 500 businesses and non-profits across the country who support America’s global leadership; advocating for smart and effective investments in development and diplomacy to advance our interests at home and abroad. Prior to joining USGLC, Bekkering served […]

David Axelrod

David Axelrod

David Axelrod is a preeminent American political strategist and commentator and the former chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama.  Axelrod currently serves as the founding director of the University of Chicago’s non-partisan Institute of Politics and as a senior political commentator for CNN.  He is the host of The Axe Files, a […]