Juleanna R. Glover is an American corporate public affairs consultant, lobbyist, entrepreneur, and former Republican political strategist]. Glover is widely considered one of the most powerful lobbyists in Washington. She is founder and CEO of Ridgely Walsh, a public and governmental affairs agency that advises Silicon Valley companies, including Google, Snap, Oracle, eBay, First Solar, Uber, and SpaceX.
|Alma mater||Marymount University,|
George Mason University,
Johns Hopkins University
|Known for||Republican Lobbyist |
George W. Bush Administration Official, Hostess
Glover received her B.A. from Marymount University in 1991 and M.P.A. from George Mason University in 1993. Glover also studied at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC.
Glover started working for Senator John Ashcroft (R-Missouri) in 1996 when he was a freshman senator and helped him explore a bid for the 2000 presidential election. Ashcroft chose not to pursue a run for president, so Glover became press secretary for businessman Steve Forbes, whose campaign ended prior to the Republican Convention.
Glover also worked for Bill Kristol, Vice President Dan Quayle, former Senator and Energy Secretary Spence Abraham, conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly. Glover's campaign experience also includes roles in the Jesse Helms for North Carolina campaign, and the Rudolph W. Giuliani U.S. Senate exploratory committee, where she worked in the months following her first child's birth.
Glover also worked as the Publicity Director for The Weekly Standard; and as Legislative Director for the Project for the Republican Future.
White House ServiceEdit
Ms. Glover served as senior staff for President George W. Bush and as Press Secretary for Vice President Dick Cheney. Glover also served as the registered government affairs advisor for Iraq’s first post-Saddam Hussein ambassador to the United States, Samir Sumaidaie. She is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
After leaving the White House, Glover was a Resident Fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics in 2002 and has lectured on the future of the Republican Party at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Glover has worked as a public affairs consultant since leaving the White House in 2002. Glover was a Director at Clark & Weinstock, one of the top public and government affairs firms in the country. She then co-founded the Ashcroft Group, LLC along with former U.S. Attorney General, John Ashcroft.
In 2007, Glover was a senior advisor in Senator John McCain's 2008 bid for the White House, traveling with him throughout the primary season.
In 2015, Washingtonian magazine listed Glover as one of Washington’s most powerful women, as did Elle Magazine in 2012. In 2011, The New York Times described Glover as "the “consummate political insider”, and in 2012, Bloomberg News described in her profile: "[S]he brings Washington power players together in a way others can’t match. If you’re looking for the right introduction in D.C., you need to know Juleanna Glover."
In 2013, Glover was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage via the Hollingsworth v. Perry case. Also that year, Ms. Glover became Managing Director of Teneo Intelligence. In accordance with Teneo's policy of not engaging in lobbying activity, Glover fully deregistered as a lobbyist prior to joining.
In early 2015, Glover transitioned to a Senior Advisor at Teneo Holdings and began work at her new firm, The Office of Juleanna Glover, with a full transition in January 2016.
Glover serves on the board of directors for several organizations, including: FREOPP, Take Back Our Republic and the Climate Leadership Council. She serves on the National Advisory Committee for The Democracy Fund and the Membership Committee for The Economic Club of Washington, DC.
Glover is also a regular public policy commentator on cable news shows, including Squawkbox on CNBC, Fox and Friends on FoxNews, and Martin Bashir on MSNBC. Her opinion pieces have been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Politico, Forbes, and The National Review, among others.
In May 2018, leaked notes written by Paul Manafort indicated that Glover had been mentioned at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting.
In 2019, she founded Ridgely Walsh, a public affairs firm in DC.
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