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Kelly Ayotte

U.S. Senator (2011–2017); Attorney General of New Hampshire (2004–2009)

A trailblazing U.S. senator, principled state attorney general, and an impassioned national security expert, Kelly Ayotte is a widely respected bipartisan leader who was known as an influential voice among women in Congress.

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National Security in the Cyber Age

Drawing on her widespread experience working to improve U.S. national security policies in the Senate, Kelly Ayotte shares her view of the geopolitical developments every organization needs to know in the face of continuing global unrest. With these instability and security concerns in mind, Ayotte offers sharp insights for organizations concerned about cybersecurity, continuing sequestration, terrorist attacks, and what needs to be done moving forward to keep us all safe.

Uncertain Times: Guidance for a New Political Era

With even the most seasoned pundits and experts surprised by the results of the 2016 election and unsure what to expect on the path forward, Kelly Ayotte provides rational assurance and guidance for organizations concerned about what the policies of the Trump Administration will mean for them. From businesses anticipating regulatory change to the future of FAA reauthorization and transportation infrastructure, Ayotte draws on her experience in the Senate Commerce, Budget, and Aviation Committees to provide expert insights on what to expect. She offers cogent, sensible analysis on the future of policy issues while sharing her expectations and predictions for the future. 

Health-Care and Tax Reform: What to Expect

Health-care reform remains at the forefront of issues with the largest impact on most Americans, particularly in light of the pending repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. President Trump has also promised extensive tax and financial industry reforms, with expected changes in both the tax code and regulatory environment. Businesses and organizations of every size are wondering what the future of these vital issues will mean for them. Kelly Ayotte draws on her extensive experience working in the Senate to explain what businesses and health-care providers should know.

A Devastating Epidemic: The War on Addiction

The opioid epidemic is devastating families across the U.S. and has become a priority for legislators at every level of government. Fueled by years of experience sponsoring and working with legislators from both parties on the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), Kelly Ayotte offers an informed perspective on what individual states can do to fight back against addiction at the local level.

Meet Kelly Ayotte

A trailblazing U.S. senator, principled state attorney general, and an impassioned national security expert, Kelly Ayotte is a widely respected bipartisan leader who was known as an influential voice among women in Congress.

A tough and respected prosecutor and the first female attorney general of New Hampshire, Kelly Ayotte knows how to break through partisan gridlock to make government work for everyone. Widely acknowledged as one of the most bipartisan members of the U.S. Senate, Ayotte earned a reputation for bringing people together to deliver results on issues ranging from national security and health care to the solemn gravity of the nationwide addiction epidemic. She matches experienced insights with a charismatic energy to share perspectives on the issues important to audiences worldwide.

A member of the Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees during her time in the Senate, Ayotte is a strong voice on national security and the battle against terrorism at home and abroad, and draws on this unique viewpoint to provide clarity on today’s most pressing world events. In addition, as the opioid epidemic ravaged the country, Ayotte received widespread accolades for co-sponsoring the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA). The New Hampshire Union Leader praised Ayotte as showing “that [Washington] can still get something done,” and her work on CARA earned her recognition as “Legislator of the Year” from the National Council for Behavioral Health. Ayotte’s expertise from both the legal and public health perspective sheds crucial light on these impactful issues.

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Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2007-2010); Chancellor of the Exchequer (1997-2007); United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education; and Chair, Global Strategic Infrastructure Initiative, World Economic Forum

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2013–2015); U.S. Senator (1997–2009); Former Chairman, Atlantic Council; President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (2009–2012); Former Member, The Systemic Risk Council; Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; and Co-founder, Vanguard Cellular Systems, Inc.

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2011-2013), Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2011), Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton (1994-1997), Director, U.S. Office of Management and Budget (1993-1994) and Co-founder, Panetta Institute for Public Policy