Jeff Lanza was an FBI Special Agent for over 20 years. He
investigated corruption, fraud, organized crime, cyber crime, human
trafficking and terrorism. He appears regularly on the Fox News Channel
and has informed the public on other national programs including the
Today Show, Good Morning America, Dateline and Larry King Live, among
Jeff is now a professional speaker who has provided over one thousand
presentations on the topics of crisis communication, ethics, identity
theft, cyber-crime and more. His clients include Nationwide, Citigroup,
The Young Presidents Organization, American Century, Hallmark, H & R
Block, The Society of Human Resource Management, Edward Jones, Ohio
National Financial, Oppenheimer, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo and others. He
developed and presented a program on identity theft prevention which was
used to educate a nationwide audience of Citigroup employees. Jeff is an
FBI certified instructor who has trained numerous government agencies
and corporate clients on how to handle the media tricks that the
national television personalities such as Connie Chung and Chris Hansen
used on him during his nearly two decades as a crisis communicator with
Dr. Larry Sabato has a mantra: °»Politics is a good
thing!°… Dubbed the most accurate political prognosticator of 2006 by FOX
News Channel, CNN, and MSNBC, it°«s easy to understand his enthusiasm. As
founder and director of the University of Virginia°«s Center for
Politics, he is at home in both the classroom and the newsroom. Sabato
bridges the gap between the ivory tower and the real world on issues of
critical importance to American democracy and the challenges facing our
Sabato is one of only a dozen °»University Professors°… at UVA and is a
former Rhodes Scholar and Danforth Fellow. After he received his BA in
government from the University of Virginia as a phi beta kappa in 1974,
he did a year°«s graduate study in public policy at Princeton
University°«s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
At the University of Virginia Center for Politics, Sabato brings his
years of academic study together with an equally long career as both a
political practitioner and commentator on local, state, and national
Sabato°«s Crystal Ball is a critically acclaimed election analysis
website that offers insightful predictions and forecasts on political
trends and presidential and congressional elections, and looks ahead to
America°«s political future.
is Professor of Economics at Mercer University. He previously served as
Dean of the Mercer°«s Stetson School of Business.
His analysis of the economic, business and political environments have
been featured in a variety of media including Wall Street Journal,
Financial Times, USA Today, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Arizona
Republic, Florida Times-Union, Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New
York Times, Orlando Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, Wichita Eagle and on CNN,
CNBC, NBC, Bloomberg Television, NPR°«s °»Marketplace°… and °»All Things
Considered°…, CNN-Radio as well as by regional electronic and print
In addition to his work in academia, Dr. Tutterow has served as a
consultant on financial economics and statistical modeling for corporate
clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to closely-held businesses.
He also serves as Chief Economic Advisor for the Henssler Financial
Group. He has provided expert testimony on economic, financial and
statistical matters in state and federal court, before the Georgia
General Assembly and before the Georgia Public Service Commission. Dr.
Tutterow has given several hundred speeches to professional and civic
groups on various topics in the economic, business and political arenas.
Also... Milton Peterson
the National Harbor, will be speaking during the Monday luncheon,
to 2 p.m.