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Allen B. West Decorated Army Veteran and Former Congressman
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Born and raised in the same Atlanta, Georgia neighborhood where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once preached, Allen West is a decorated American serviceman, teacher and congressman who bravely served his country in the Iraq War and reached the rank of Lt. Col. in the Army. After 22 years of military service, and a brief time as a high school teacher, he was elected to serve Florida’s 22nd District in the United States Congress. West is president & CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis, a Fox News contributor, a senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research and regularly writes for numerous media outlets. He is the author of the Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom (Random House, April 2014).

Ann Compton ABC News’ White House Correspondent (1973-2014)
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Ann Compton joined ABC News in 1973 becoming the first woman assigned to cover the White House by a network television news organization. Her reports spanned four decades covering Watergate, the personal side of first families, political conventions, debates and elections. On September 11, 2001, she was the only broadcast reporter allowed to remain aboard Air Force One during the dramatic hours when President Bush was unable to return to Washington. Inducted to the Journalism Hall of Fame, Compton has received Peabody Awards and a News’ Emmy. Compton gives audiences unprecedented access to herself as well, turning the tables on the audience by declaring a “White House Press Conference” is in session.

 

Charles Mann
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Charles Mann is a former 12 year veteran of the National Football League and four time NFL Pro Bowl player. His 83 regular season sacks combined with the 10 sacks he recorded in the NFL Playoffs place him among the elite players of the NFL. Mann has been nominated for the NFL Hall of Fame nine (9) times and inducted into the Ring of Stars at Washington Redskins Fed-Ex Field. Charles is a proud member of the 70 All-Time Great Washington Redskins.

In 1993 Mann and Art Monk created the Washington, DC Youth Power Center, formerly known as The Good Samaritan Foundation. As Chairman and co-founder Mann has led this successful non-profit which tutors and develops inner-city youth on the critical behaviors and functional skills necessary to succeed in the community and workplace. Key business contributors and partners include; Accenture, Patton & Boggs, Choice Hotels, Freddie Mac Foundation, Financial Planners Association and Shoppers Food Warehouse.

Mann is CEO and founder of Charles Mann Enterprises, a government contracting business, and is also a consultant for University Health System which owns hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana. Prior to starting Charles Mann Enterprises, he was CEO of Alliant Merchant Services, a 100% minority owned and operated company founded in 2004 with his partner, NFL Hall of Famer Art Monk.

 

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