Sen. Tom Daschle (SD)

Senator Tom Daschle is the Founder and CEO of The Daschle Group, a Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson. Senator Daschle served his home state, South Dakota, in the Senate from 1987 to 2005. He is one of only two senators to have served twice as both Majority and Minority Leader. In addition, Senator Daschle is Chair of the Board of Directors at the Center for American Progress, Vice-Chair for the National Democratic Institute, and a co-founder of the Bipartisan Policy Center.

Daschle is a leading thinker on climate change, food security, and renewable energy policy and has authored several books on historic economic and national security challenges. He is a member of the Health Policy and Management Executive Council at the Harvard Kennedy School. He earned a degree from South Dakota State University.