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ANDREW BUSCH - 30 yrs in politics, finance and markets
Fee: $12,500 - $15,000/exp - Illinois Based
Topics: Economy, Political, Finance, Agriculture, Media
Industry specialties: Politics, Finance
DANIEL BURRUS - World's Leading Forecaster & Strategist
Fee: $20,000 - $30,000/exp - Wisconsin Based
Topics: Future, Internet, Strategic Planning, Technology, Business Growth, Business Trends
DR. JAMES CANTON - Futurist, Speaker & Business Advisor
Fee: $25,000/exp - California Based
Topics: Future, Business Growth, Business Trends, Consumer Trends, Healthcare, Business of Healthcare
DR. ROBERT GENETSKI - Economics/Finance
Fee: $8,000/exp - Michigan Based
Topics: Outlook for the Economy & Financial Markets, Federal Reserve Polices, Banking
ED GOLDBERG - Globalization and International Trade Expert
Fee: $5,000 - 7,500/exp - New York Based
Topics: Globalization, International Trade, Financial Markets
STEVE GOREHAM - A leading authority on environmental and energy issues for business
Fee: $3,000 - $5,000/exp - Illinois Based
Topics: Environmental Policy, Corporate Responsibility, Science/Engineering, Sustainability: Environment, Green/Environment, Business Trends
PAT HAGGERTY Entertains, Informs and Motivates
Fee: $3,000 - $6,000/exp - Maryland Based
Topics: Motivation, Humor, Politics
NICK HALLEY - led tens of thousands of soldiers in the most difficult leadership environment - combat
Fee: $4,000 - $7,500/exp - Illinois Based
Topics: Inspirational, Motivation, Leadership, Military Teamwork/Teambuilding, Patriotic
Industry specialties: Electronics, Engineering
GREG IP - U.S. Economics Editor of the The Economist
Fee: $10,000 - $15,000/exp - D.C. Based
Topics: Monetary, Fiscal and Regulatory Policy, the Economic Outlook, and Economic Trends
TERRY PAULSON - Leverage Optimism To Make Change Work!
Fee: $8,000 - $16,000/exp - California Based
Topics: Change, Leadership, Attitude, Motivation, Political, Inspirational
Industry specialties: Corporate, Associations
LARRY SABATO - Political Election Analyst
Fee: $16,000 - 34,000/exp - Virginia Based
MICHAEL SOLOMON - National Political & Motivational Speaker
Fee: $5,000 - $10,000/exp - Florida Based
Topics: Political, Motivation, Business Growth, Business, Attitude, Competition
Industry specialties: Politics, Marketing
MARK ZINDER - Entertaining Serious Ideas
Fee: $10,000/exp - Tennessee Based
Topics: Business Growth, Economy, Sales, Training, Current events, Customer Service
Industry specialties: Economics, Finance
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist, Author
William Safire is a winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary and served from 1995 to 2004 as a member of the Pulitzer Board. From 1972 to early 2005, he wrote a political column on the Op-ed pages of The New York Times, and continues to write a Sunday column, “On Language,” which has appeared in The New York Time . . .
William Safire is a winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary and served from 1995 to 2004 as a member of the Pulitzer Board. From 1972 to early 2005, he wrote a political column on the Op-ed pages of The New York Times, and continues to write a Sunday column, “On Language,” which has appeared in The New York Times Magazine since 1979. This column on grammar, usage and etymology has led to the publication of 14 books and makes him the most widely read writer on the English language. William Safire was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award, in a White House ceremony held December 16, 2006.
Before joining The Times, Mr. Safire was a senior White House speechwriter for President Nixon. He had previously been a radio and television producer, a U.S. Army correspondent, and began his career as a reporter for a profiles column in The New York Herald Tribune.
From 1955 to 1960, William Safire was a public relations executive in New York City. He was responsible for bringing Mr. Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev together in the 1959 Moscow “kitchen” debate to publicize his client’s kitchen. In 1968, he left to join the campaign of Richard Nixon.
He is the author of four novels, including “Freedom,” a novel of Lincoln and the Civil War. His dictionary, “The New Language of Politics,” has helped 2 generations of politicians and voters understand one another. His anthology of great speeches, “Lend Me Your Ears,” is the best seller in that field.
William Safire was born on December 17, 1929, and attended Syracuse University; a dropout after two years, he returned a generation later to deliver the commencement address and is now a trustee. He is now chairman and chief executive of the Dana Foundation, a philanthropy supporting brain science, immunology, and arts education.
CNN News Anchor & Host of Anderson Cooper 360°
Anderson Cooper anchors Anderson Cooper 360°, an unconventional, wide-ranging weekday news program on CNN. Mr. Cooper, who joined CNN in December 2001, served as CNN's weekend anchor before moving to the 7 pm hour in March 2003 following the war in Iraq. Since joining CNN, Mr. Cooper has anchored major breaking news stories, including . . .
Anderson Cooper anchors Anderson Cooper 360°, an unconventional, wide-ranging weekday news program on CNN. Mr. Cooper, who joined CNN in December 2001, served as CNN's weekend anchor before moving to the 7 pm hour in March 2003 following the war in Iraq.
Since joining CNN, Mr. Cooper has anchored major breaking news stories, including the network's overnight coverage of the war in Iraq, as news of the military conflict was unfolding live during the day in Baghdad. Mr. Cooper also anchored much of CNN's live coverage of the D.C.-area sniper story and the coverage of the Space Shuttle Columbia explosion. For "America Votes 2004," he moderated a democratic presidential candidates forum the network jointly sponsored with Rock the Vote.
With a background as a war correspondent for Channel One News, Anderson Cooper was sent to Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to report on the U.S. military conflict and to Qatar where he reported on the testing of CENTCOM's new mobile headquarters. More recently, Mr. Cooper interviewed Haiti President Jean-Bertrand Aristide shortly before a 2004 revolt.
Before joining CNN, Mr. Cooper was an ABC News correspondent and host of the network's reality program, The Mole. Mr. Cooper anchored ABC's live, interactive, overnight news and interview program, World News Now as well as providing reports for World News Tonight, 20/20 and 20/20 Downtown. Previously, Anderson Cooper was a New York-based correspondent for ABC News, reporting primarily for World News Saturday/Sunday.
Mr. Cooper joined ABC from Channel One News, where he served as a reporter and producer. During that time, he was a chief international correspondent, reporting and producing stories from Bosnia, Iran, Israel, Russia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa and Vietnam. He also reported national stories that were broadcast over the Channel One News school television network and seen in more than 12,000 classrooms nationwide.
Anderson Cooper has won several awards for his work, including an Emmy Award for his contribution to ABC's coverage of Princess Diana's funeral; a Silver Plaque from the Chicago International Film Festival for his report from Sarajevo on the Bosnian civil war; a Bronze Telly for his coverage of famine in Somalia; a Bronze Award from the National Educational Film and Video Festival for a report on political Islam; and a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Journalism for his 20/20 Downtown report on gay high school athlete Corey Johnson.
Anderson Cooper graduated from Yale University in 1989 with a BA in political science. He also studied Vietnamese at the University of Hanoi.
Well-Known CNN Financial Network Anchor
Emmy award winning journalist, Valerie Morris is the former Business Anchor for CNN domestic and international. She recently declined a new contract with CNN to focus on her core interest and passion - financial literacy for women, young adults and people of color, the most disenfranchised segments of the population concerning money issue . . . Read More
Emmy award winning journalist, Valerie Morris is the former Business Anchor for CNN domestic and international. She recently declined a new contract with CNN to focus on her core interest and passion - financial literacy for women, young adults and people of color, the most disenfranchised segments of the population concerning money issues.
Morris will continue to write and narrate the nationally syndicated radio column which she created in 1986 called With the Family in Mind - that focuses on family and sandwich generation issues and their money implications - which airs on CBS Network Radio three times a week.
A popular lecturer on financial literacy for women of all ages and stages in life, she also works as a facilitator, keynote speaker and Mistress of Ceremonies for senior executive conferences and corporate staff and employee special events. This October (2007), Valerie has been asked to give a three session lecture series on multi-generation financial literacy at the University of California Berkeley’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Her money literacy message is for students of all ages but she has a special desire to speak to college students about getting a financial life before debt becomes a way of life.
Morris’ broadcast career spans more than 35 years and includes both coasts. She came to CNN in 1996 from WPIX-TV in New York where she was both a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor. She began her career as a broadcast journalist in San Francisco where she worked for KRON-TV and KGO-TV as a researcher, general assignment reporter and ultimately an anchor. Morris was also the morning drive anchor at KCBS Radio and anchor at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. She has received a roster of awards including three California Emmy awards for both breaking news events and special reports. She was a major contributor to KCBS-Radio's Peabody Award team coverage as co-anchor in the days immediately following the 1989 California earthquake in which a portion of the San Francisco Bay Bridge collapsed.
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from San Jose State
University in California and a Masters in broadcast Journalism from Columbia
University Graduate School of Journalism in New York where she was the
recipient of a New York Times fellowship.
Valerie has two adult daughters, is the very proud grandmother of two “grand littles” and lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband, Robert L. Morris, Jr., an emerging markets strategist
Bestselling Author and Political Commentator
Ann Coulter is the author of five New York Times bestsellers —Godless (June 2006), How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must)(October, 2004), Treason: Liberal Treachery From the Cold War to the War on Terrorism (June 2003); Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right (June 2002); and High Crimes and Misdemeanors:The Case Against Bill Clinton
Coulter is the legal correspondent for Human Events and writes a popular syndicated column for Universal Press Syndicate. She is a frequent guest on many TV shows, including Hannity and Colmes, Wolf Blitzer Reports, At Large With Geraldo Rivera, Scarborough Country, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, The O'Reilly Factor, Good Morning America and has been profiled in numerous publications, including TV Guide, the Guardian (UK), the New York Observer, National Journal, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle magazine, among others. Ann Coulter was named one of the top 100 Public Intellectuals by federal judge Richard Posner in 2001.
Ann Coulter clerked for the Honorable Pasco Bowman II of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and was an attorney in the Department of Justice Honors Program for outstanding law school graduates.
After practicing law in private practice in New York City, Coulter worked for the Senate Judiciary Committee, where she handled crime and immigration issues for Senator Spencer Abraham of Michigan. From there, she became a litigator with the Center For Individual Rights in Washington, DC, a public interest law firm dedicated to the defense of individual rights with particular emphasis on freedom of speech, civil rights, and the free exercise of religion.
A Connecticut native, Ann Coulter graduated with honors from Cornell University School of Arts & Sciences, and received her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School, where she was an editor of The Michigan Law Review.
National Radio Host, NYT's Best-Selling Author and Television Commentator
Laura Ingraham is the most popular female radio host in the United States. "The Laura Ingraham Show" is heard on more than 325 stations coast-to-coast. Laura is also a bestselling author--her latest book POWER TO THE PEOPLE debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller's list. Previously a litigator at one of the nation's premier law . . . Read More
Laura Ingraham is the most popular female radio host in the United States. "The Laura Ingraham Show" is heard on more than 325 stations coast-to-coast. Laura is also a bestselling author--her latest book POWER TO THE PEOPLE debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller's list.
Previously a litigator at one of the nation's premier law firms and a Supreme Court law clerk, Laura brings a unique experience to her work on the radio, on television and in print.
She is currently a contributor on the Fox News Channel and regularly subs for Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity--and one of the most sought-after political and cultural commentators in the country.
Laura Ingraham is a graduate of Dartmouth College and University of Virginia Law School.
Laura Ingraham lives in the Washington, DC area.
Best-Selling Author of "The Savage Truth On Money"
Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance and a regular television commentator on issues related to investing and financial markets. Her syndicated personal finance column for the Chicago Sun-Times is read in newspapers across the country, and her columns appear regularly on TheStreet.com, the popular investing website . . . Read More
Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance and a regular television commentator on issues related to investing and financial markets. Her syndicated personal finance column for the Chicago Sun-Times is read in newspapers across the country, and her columns appear regularly on TheStreet.com, the popular investing website. She also posts commentaries and answers questions at her website www.TerrySavage.com.
Terry’s latest book is The Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Need to Retire? Within three weeks of publication it hit the “Top 20” list on Amazon.com. Her previous best seller, The Savage Truth on Money, was named one of the ten best money books of the year by Amazon.com, and was made into an hour-long television special which aired on PBS.
Terry Savage is a frequent guest on national radio and television shows ranging from PBS' Nightly Business Report to CNN and CNBC. She’s appeared several times on Oprah! And she’s the regular substitute host of the nationally syndicated Bob Brinker radio show on ABC radio. And she’s in demand as a speaker at business meetings across the country.
Terry’s financial expertise comes from experience. She started her career as a stockbroker, and became a founding member -- and the first woman trader -- on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Terry Savage was also a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's International Monetary Market where she traded interest rate contracts and currency futures. She is a registered investment advisor for both stocks and futures.
Terry Savage has won numerous awards, including the National Press Club award for Outstanding Consumer Journalism, and the Outstanding Personal Finance Columnist award given by the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and two Emmys for her television work.
Savage takes an active role in America's business community. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (NYSE) and previously served on the boards of McDonald's Corporation for 14 years and Pennzoil-Quaker State Corporation for 5 years. Terry Savage was a recipient of the Director's Choice Award honoring selected women who serve on America's top corporate boards.
Terry Savage is involved in Chicago’s civic affairs, serving as a director of The Executives' Club of Chicago, Junior Achievement of Illinois and the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Foundation. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan where she won a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in American history and economics.
Offers an Insider's View of Washington
Eleanor Clift is a contributing editor for Newsweek magazine. She reports on the White House, presidential politics, and a variety of national issues. She is currently assigned to cover the new Democratic majority on Capitol Hill and the emerging contenders for the ’08 presidential nomination. Her column, “Capitol Letter,” is posted . . . Read More
Eleanor Clift is a contributing editor for Newsweek magazine. She reports on the White House, presidential politics, and a variety of national issues. She is currently assigned to cover the new Democratic majority on Capitol Hill and the emerging contenders for the ’08 presidential nomination. Her column, “Capitol Letter,” is posted each week on Newsweek.com and MSNBC.com.
Clift is a regular panelist on the nationally syndicated show, The McLaughlin Group, and a political analyst for the Fox News Network. Playing herself as a member of The McLaughlin Group, she has appeared in several films, including “Independence Day,” “Murder at 1600 Pennsylvania,” and “Dave,” as well as the CBS series, “Murphy Brown.”
Eleanor Clift’s latest book, “Founding Sisters and the 19th Amendment” (Wiley 2003) tells the story of the long struggle for women to gain the right to vote. The book accompanied the HBO movie, “Iron Jawed Angels,” starring Hillary Swank and Anjelica Houston, which opened February 15, 2004.
Clift and her late husband, Tom Brazaitis, who was Washington columnist for the (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, co-authored two books. “Madam President: Shattering the Last Glass Ceiling” (Scribner 2000) tracks the rise of women in politics and looks ahead to the day when there will be a woman president. “Madam President” is available in paperback from Rutledge Press. Publishers Weekly calls it “a sharp, insider’s view of the quest to elect a female U.S. president…melding the immediacy of a breaking news story with savvy investigative journalism.” Their earlier book, “War Without Bloodshed: The Art of Politics,” was published in 1996 by Scribner and is available in paperback from Touchstone Books. CNN news analyst Jeff Greenfield said in The New York Times Book Review, “War Without Bloodshed unquestionably works as a road map through the byways of the Washington they don’t teach in civics classes.”
Clift is currently under contract for a book titled “Two Weeks of Life,” which will recount her experience with the very private death of her husband and examine the public debate over Terri Schiavo, a brain-damaged woman whose right to die was challenged by Congress and President Bush. “Two Weeks of Life” is scheduled for publication in the spring of ’08.
Formerly a deputy bureau chief and Newsweek’s White House correspondent, Ms. Clift continues to write about the White House, Congress and the political scene. She covered the Kerry campaign for Newsweek’s special election project, which is a behind-the-scenes account of the presidential race that was published immediately after the November 2004 election and expanded into a book. She was also a member of the magazine’s 2000 and 1992 election teams, and followed Bill Clinton’s campaign from the start. Eleanor Clift is currently assigned to cover the ’08 race for the magazine’s special election project.
In June 1992, Clift was named Deputy Washington Bureau Chief. According to Brill’s Content, a journalism review, Eleanor Clift is one of the most accurate predictors among the pundits on the political talk shows.
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