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Professor William Inboden and David Trulio

February 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Professor William Inboden and David Trulio - February 2024 Luncheon Speakers

Join Us for Our February Luncheon

"A Fireside Chat"

Featuring Professor William Inboden and David Trulio

with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Friday, February 9, 2024 at 11:30 AM at the Naples Hilton

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William Inboden is Professor and Director of the Alexander Hamilton Center for Classical and Civic Education at the University of Florida. He previously served as William Powers, Jr. Chair and Executive Director of the Clements Center for National Security and Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, both at the University of Texas-Austin. Inboden’s other current roles include Associate with the National Intelligence Council, member of the CIA Historical Advisory Panel, member of the State Department’s Historical Advisory Council, and Senior Fellow with the Trinity Forum. Previously he served as Senior Director for Strategic Planning on the National Security Council at the White House, at the Department of State as a Member of the Policy Planning Staff and a Special Advisor in the Office of International Religious Freedom, and as a staff member in both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. He also served as head of the London-based Legatum Institute, and as a Civitas Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Inboden’s newest book is The Peacemaker: Ronald Reagan, The Cold War, and the World on the Brink (Dutton, a Penguin Random House imprint). He has received multiple teaching awards including recognition as a “Texas 10” by the Texas Exes Alumni Association, selection as “Lecturer of the Year” at the LBJ School, and his classes Presidential Decision-making in National Security and Ethics and International Affairs were voted as "Best Class in the LBJ School" and “Class Most Likely to Challenge Your Assumptions.” Inboden received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in history from Yale University, and his A.B. in history with honors from Stanford University.

David Trulio is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (RRPFI), the sole entity created by President Reagan charged with advancing his legacy and principles.

Mr. Trulio oversees a globally recognized non-partisan organization based in Simi Valley, CA, with an institute in Washington, DC, that delivers distinctive public affairs programming, issue-driven forums, and policy and educational initiatives with national and international impact. RRPFI also sustains the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the most visited presidential library.

Mr. Trulio most recently was Managing Editor, Head of Strategy and Editorial Operations, at FOX News Digital. Previously, he had extensive experience as a leader in both the U.S. government and defense sector.

In the prior presidential administration, he served at the Export-Import Bank of the United States as Counselor to the Chairman and Senior Vice President for the Program on China and Transformational Exports. Earlier, at the Department of Defense, Mr. Trulio served as Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, playing a key leadership and management role atop a vast and diverse team; his responsibilities included serving as Executive Director of the Defense Policy Board, and he performed the duties of Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.

Prior to his most recent public service, Mr. Trulio was a Vice President at Lockheed Martin International. He joined Lockheed from Raytheon Company, where he held multiple senior roles, including Director of Operations at Raytheon International.

Previously, Mr. Trulio was appointed by President George W. Bush to be a Special Assistant to the President and the Executive Secretary of the Homeland Security Council (HSC) at the White House. Earlier, he held additional roles on the HSC staff and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Mr. Trulio earned an MBA from Harvard Business School; a JD from Columbia; and a BA in public and international affairs from Princeton. In recognition of his accomplishments, Mr. Trulio was awarded the Export-Import Bank of the United States Medal and the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service.

WHEN: Friday, February 9, 2024 11:30 AM
WHERE: Naples Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples, FL 34103
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February 9
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Naples Hilton
5111 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL 34103 United States
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