Off the Record: Hoosiers in the White House

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Off the Record: Hoosiers in the White House

Pop culture tells us we have powerhouses like Claire Danes of Homeland keeping our national security in check or leaders like Martin Sheen of The West Wing or Kiefer Sutherland of Designated Survivor being put to the test with unthinkable daily political dilemmas.

But, what’s it really like?

Join us for an insightful and completely ‘Off-The-Record’ conversation with some of Indiana’s leaders who have spent time working inside the walls of the White House.

Registration and networking will begin at 9:30 AM. The program commences promptly at 10:00 AM.

We are excited to hear from our esteemed speakers for Off The Record

David Slade is the Chief Development and Marketing Officer at WFYI Public Media, a role that involves oversight of the station’s fundraising efforts, including major gifts, member relations, grant development and underwriting programs. Earlier in his career, David served as senior advisor to President Bill Clinton as Director of Scheduling and Advance for the William J. Clinton Foundation, where he served on the leadership team that raised $165 million to construct and open the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum. Before that he served in the White House as the Associate Director of Scheduling and Advance for Vice President Al Gore, and prior to that, a Public Affairs specialist in the United States Department of Justice with Attorney General Janet Reno.

Andrea Richter-Garry currently serves as the Vice President of International Engagement at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). In her role, Richter-Garry oversees international business development efforts, including six foreign-based offices. She also manages relationships with foreign governments on behalf of the state. Previously, Richter-Garry held the role of Advance Lead to President Barack Obama at the White House where she led teams to prepare the logistical, security and communications aspects for the President’s foreign and domestic travel.

Peter Rusthoven is a partner in the Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg, and has a multi-dimensional practice. His business experience includes transactional and corporate governance work, in areas ranging from manufacturing to publishing to healthcare. He was associate counsel to the president of the United States from 1981 to 1985 and in 1986 was counsel to the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident.

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