Past Speakers

  • Mark Warner

    Mark Warner

    Jan 28, 2013
    Mark Warner was elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2008, and serves on the Senate Banking, Budget, Commerce and Intelligence committees. After almost four years in the Senate, Warner has established himself as a national leader in efforts to find bipartisan consensus to reduce the federal debt, and has…
  • Saxby Chambliss

    Saxby Chambliss

    Jan 28, 2013
    On Dec. 2, 2008, Saxby Chambliss was elected to serve a second term in the U.S. Senate. Georgia Trend’s 2009 Georgian of the Year, Chambliss is a member of the Armed Services Committee; the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; the Rules Committee; the Special Committee on Aging; and serves as…
  • Douglas Oberhelman

    Douglas R. Oberhelman

    Sep 7, 2012
    Douglas R. Oberhelman is chairman and chief executive officer of Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Oberhelman joined Caterpillar in 1975 and has held a number of positions in finance, marketing, and operations worldwide.…
  • Kent Adams

    Kent Adams

    Sep 7, 2012
    Kent M. Adams is a vice president of Caterpillar Inc. and president of Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation. Adams joined Caterpillar in 1979 and held various positions with responsibilities in the U.S. and abroad; most recently serving as executive vice president with responsibility for North America operations. In February 2005, the Caterpillar…
  • Jay Gould

    Jay Gould

    Feb 24, 2012
    Jay Gould is President & Chief Executive Officer of American Standard Brands. Formerly, he served as group president of the “Home & Family” segment of Newell Rubbermaid, which includes well-known brands such as Rubbermaid, Graco, Levolor and Calphalon. That segment accounts for more than $2.4 billion in sales and over $300 million…