Global Summit XIII
With president
george w. bush
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7 P.M.
Bayfront Convention Center, Erie
The Jefferson Educational Society invites speakers from around the world to speak on a broad range of globally important issues each year as part of our Global Summit Speaker Series. The 43rd President of the United States will headline the Jefferson Educational Society’s Global Summit XIII speaker series.
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A Conversation with Former Presidential Chiefs of Staff

November 10th,2021 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Professor / Instructor / Speaker: ANDREW CARD AND MACK MCLARTY

Former White House Chiefs of Staff Andrew Card and Mack McLarty will offer their insights on the men and presidencies of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, respectively. Card served as Chief of staff for President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006, and McLarty served as Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton in 1993 and 1994. The panel discussion will be moderated by Steve Scully, longtime Global Summit chairman and Senior Vice President of Communications for the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

This event will be located at Gannon University in the Yehl Ballroom. 

Waldron Campus Center

628 Peach St.

Erie, PA 16501

ANDREW CARD  served in various other senior government roles under three U.S. presidents, including Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush as well as served as the acting Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service and as the fifth President of Franklin Pierce University from 2015 to 2016. Card served as Chief of staff for President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, Harvard Kennedy School, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy. 
THOMAS "MACK" MCLARTY III is chairman of McLarty Associates. He co-founded McLarty Associates in 1998 following a number of positions in business leadership and public service, including various roles advising three American presidents: Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter. McLarty is also chairman of the McLarty Companies, a fourth-generation family transportation business. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas.