A longtime national security consultant and prolific author on national security issues, John Guandolo currently serves as the vice president of strategic planning with the Strategic Engagement Group in Arlington, Virginia. In 2007, John Guandolo received the Defender of the Homeland award from US Senators Joseph Lieberman and Jon Kyl.
Over the course of his 26 years in Congress, Senator Jon Kyl established himself as an expert both in domestic and foreign policy and in the complexities of coalition building. Recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2010, Kyl was the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on Taxation and Internal Revenue Service Oversight and on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. He also led as Senate minority whip in his final term in the chamber.
Upon retiring from Congress in January 2013, Kyl accepted an offer to become senior of counsel with Covington & Burling LLP. During his time with the firm, he has garnered placement on the Trade Secrets: Litigation list published by Legal 500 US.