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Roy Blunt

Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Leadership Advisory Strategies Group, Husch Blackwell Strategies; Former United States Senator; Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives

Senator Blunt served as a United States Senator from 2011 to 2023 and a U.S. Representative for Missouri's 7th congressional district from 1997 to 2011.

Senator Blunt served as Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee as well as on the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Notably, Senator Blunt was Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, underscoring his focus on health care and health research. During his eight years on the subcommittee, Senator Blunt focused resources and awareness on critical health care issues.

Prior to his tenure in Congress, he was a history teacher, county official, and Missouri’s Secretary of State. He has served as a member of the Smithsonian Council for American Art, President of the State Historical Society of Missouri, and member of the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees.

Senator Blunt is currently the Chairman of the Leadership Advisory Strategies group at Husch Blackwell Strategies. He is an Executive Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D. C. and chairs the Advisory Board of the National Geospatial Agency of the U. S. Government. Senator Blunt currently serves as a director of Southwest Airlines Co.