Eric Cantor is Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Moelis & Company. He is also a member of the Moelis & Company Board of Directors. Mr. Cantor, who has more than 25 years of political and business experience, was formerly United States Representative from Virginia. He served as House Majority Leader from 2010-2014, during which he led the public policy agenda for the House. During his time in office, Mr. Cantor was a champion of pro-growth solutions including lowering taxes, eliminating excessive regulation, strengthening businesses, and encouraging entrepreneurship. One of his many accomplishments as Majority Leader was the passage of the JOBS Act, which makes it easier for start-up and emerging growth companies to access capital. Given his unique experience, Mr. Cantor advises clients regarding public policy issues across industry sectors with a focus on their intersection with international business and finance. Mr. Cantor is also regularly featured in publications focusing on a wide range of topics including both domestic and international matters.
Batten School graduate Malcolm Brogdon receives his Batten MPP degree in center court ceremony February 20, 2017. This presentation was part of his jersey retirement ceremony as the NBA draft forced Malcolm to miss final exercises. Malcolm currently ranks among the top NBA rookies and continues to prepare for a career in public policy after his work with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Professors Scheppach and Lutter will outline potential policy changes that the new Trump Administration can implement quickly and unilaterally and then those that require lengthy administrative processes or Congressional action.
Craig Volden, a University of Virginia professor of public policy and politics, recently returned from a retreat for new members of Congress, where he advised them on strategies for becoming effective lawmakers.