Alex Arriaga Partner at Strategy for Humanity Alex Arriaga is a partner at Strategy for Humanity. She has successfully advanced international human rights issues, created grassroots public education campaigns and achieved legislative victories. Saphira Baker Project Director, Planning - Cross Portfolio and Program Agenda, Strategy, The Pew Charitable Trusts Saphira M. Baker has expertise in health, human services, and housing developed over 18 years of senior management in Massachusetts and Virginia municipalities, combined with years of experience as an independent consultant leading strategic planning, evaluation projects, coaching executives, and facilitating coalitions in the philanthropic, public and nonprofit sectors. Shannon Bryan Head of North America Fuels Marketing for the Retail Business at Shell Shannon Bryan is the head of North America Fuels Marketing for the Retail business at Shell. In this capacity, he leads the team responsible for delivering Shell’s retail branded fuels marketing strategy, product portfolio, category plans, and supporting programs to drive the key customer metrics and achieve volume, share, and margin growth objectives for Shell-branded fuels in the US and Canadian markets. Rick Campanelli Lecturer Rick Campanelli comes to the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy with extensive leadership experience in private law practice, industry, the nonprofit sector and in government service at the U.S. Departments of Health & Human Services, Justice and State. Aneesh Chopra President of NavHealth Aneesh Chopra is the President of NavHealth, an open data intelligence service launched by Hunch Analytics, a “hatchery” he co-founded incubating ideas that improve the productivity of health and education markets. Morgan Courtney XQ Institute Morgan Courtney leads engagement with community leaders and education changemakers across the country for the Bay Area-based XQ Institute, an initiative of the Emerson Collective that is dedicated to rethinking the American public high school for the 21st century. Prior to XQ, she built public-private partnerships in Indonesia for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). A trained facilitator in design thinking, she is also an evangelist for using human-centered design tools for social impact. Anna Draganova Manager, Monitor Deloitte Anna Draganova is a Manager at Monitor Deloitte. She graduated with a Master of Public Policy from the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in 2011. Langdon Greenhalgh Managing Director of Global Emergency Group Langdon Greenhalgh is the Managing Director of Global Emergency Group, a humanitarian consulting firm dedicated to enabling emergency humanitarian aid actors to respond to those most in need more effectively so as to save more lives and reduce suffering. Rod Hunter Partner, Baker McKenzie Rod Hunter is a partner of Baker McKenzie where he practices trade and investment law. Previously, Rod served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of the White House’s National Security Council, and as Special Counsel in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Nicole Hurd Founder and CEO of College Advising Corps Nicole Hurd is the founder and CEO of College Advising Corps. A passionate advocate of post-secondary education, Nicole has led College Advising Corps from a pilot project in Virginia to the largest college access program in the country, placing hundreds of advisers in high-need schools from coast-to-coast. Dean Karlan Professor of Economics and Finance at Northwestern University and President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action Dean Karlan is a Professor of Economics and Finance at Northwestern University and President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action, a non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and promoting solutions to global poverty problems, and working to scale-up successful ideas through implementation and dissemination to policymakers, practitioners, investors and donors. Julian Jackson Diane Lim Director of Outreach and Senior Advisor, Penn Wharton Budget Model Diane Lim works in the D.C. office of the Penn Wharton Budget Model, advising on various strategic and business development matters and directing activities related to public outreach and communications. She has spent her 30-plus year career in a variety of prominent roles in the federal government, nonprofit, and academic sectors. Michael McKenzie Managing Director & Chief Strategy Officer at Grain Management, LLC Michael McKenzie serves as Managing Director & Chief Strategy Officer at Grain Management, LLC, a leading telecom-focused private equity firm based in Washington D.C. Prior to joining Grain, Michael held senior positions at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including Deputy Chief of the FCC’s Wireless Bureau and Senior Advisor for New Technology. Joanna Martin Kyle Nevins Co-founder and Partner at Harbinger Strategies Kyle Nevins is co-founder and partner at Harbinger Strategies, a federal government relations firm in Washington, DC. He is a seasoned former top aide to House Leadership with extensive experience in the process and politics of the U.S. Congress. Irma Palmer Speechwriter, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Irma Palmer has more than a decade of experience working at the intersection of policy, politics and communications. Kenneth Redd Director of Research and Policy Analysis at the National Association of College and University Business Officers Kenneth Redd is Director of Research and Policy Analysis at the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Thomas Scully Senior Counsel at Alston & Birl, LLP Thomas Scully was the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from 2001 to 2003 under President George W. Bush. He is now a senior counsel at Alston & Birl, LLP. Betty Shotton Leadership Consultant, LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP & Berkana Consulting Group Betty Shotton is the CEO and owner of Liftoff Leadership ( www.liftoffleadership.com) & a Partner with Berkana Consulting Group in Asheville, NC. Her business career started at Altria in Richmond, Va where she was an Internal Consultant responsible for organizational design, development and succession planning. She moved into Human Resource management and experienced the full breadth of human resource responsibilities including labor relations, compensation and employment. Brian Siegel Principal in the Deloitte Consulting Federal Practice in Washington, DC. Brian Siegel is a Principal in the Deloitte Consulting Federal Practice in Washington, DC. Brian has over twenty years of professional experience in consulting for the Federal Government on various strategy and management issues, including financial management, procurement and shared services. Walter D. Valdivia Senior Policy Editor for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University Walter D. Valdivia is a Senior Policy Editor for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Prior to Mercatus, he was a Senior Fellow at the Consortium for Science Policy and Outcomes and a Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Warner Young P.A. and Lecturer at UVA Law School Warner Young is an experienced trial lawyer. He represents business and corporations in complex business disputes, often offering success fee based services.