Political Strategists Named as Speakers for the 2019 American Boating Congress

Political strategists Adrienne Elrod and Kevin Madden will join Bret Baier – FOX News chief political anchor and host of Special Report with Bret Baier – for the marquee panel discussion at the 2019 American Boating Congress (ABC) on May 15.

This year’s featured session will examine the political and policy realities in the 116th U.S. Congress and the upcoming 2020 elections.

Adrienne Elrod is a Democratic political strategist and a Contributor to NBC and MSNBC, providing commentary and analysis informed by her more than two decades of experience serving at the highest level of government and campaigns. On the 2016 presidential campaign, Elrod served as Hillary for America’s Director of Strategic Communications and Surrogates, overseeing the campaign’s vast surrogate operation, and deploying elected officials, celebrities, and other influencers across the nation and on TV, radio and digital platforms. On Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, Elrod served as Regional Press Secretary, Texas Communications Director, and Deputy Director of the Congressional Delegate Selection office.

Kevin Madden is a partner at Hamilton Place Strategies (HPS), where he serves as an adviser and counselor to a client roster that includes the nation’s top corporations, business associations, industry coalitions, foundations and non-profits. With a record of more than 20 years of experience operating in some of the most high-profile national debates, Madden leads HPS teams in the design and management of comprehensive, modern and effective public affairs campaigns, working with CEOs and their executive teams to navigate today’s challenging media environment.

Prior to his leadership role as a partner at HPS, Madden served as a senior adviser, strategist and spokesman on three Republican presidential campaigns from 2004 to 2016. In addition to his national campaign experience, Madden was a top congressional leadership staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as spokesman and communications strategist in the Office of the House Majority Leader.

To register for ABC 2019 click here.