the Future of Global Health WEBINAR:

Navigating the transition to the new administration and the 115th US Congress

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017

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Hope Through Healing Hands Letter to President-Elect Trump

Christian Leaders Letter to President-Elect Trump

 

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Kyle House Group

Porter founded the Kyle House Group in 2010 after more than a decade of senior level work in the political and international relations spheres. Prior to founding the Kyle House Group, Porter led the lobbying and policy activities of a boutique political consulting firm in Washington, DC Earlier in his career, Porter worked in the office of Congressional and Public Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and in the Government Relations Practice Group at Powell, Goldstein, Frazer, and Murphy.

Porter possesses a strong background in legislative politics, having advised a broad spectrum of corporate clients, trade associations, non-profit organizations and coalition groups on authorizing and appropriations strategies before the U.S. Congress. 

Porter has substantial experience working on global development and health issues.  Porter has represented several high-profile foundations, NGOs, coalitions and celebrities on political strategies that resulted in multi-billion dollar funding increases for U.S. development assistance programs, and the bipartisan passage and signing into law of major development legislation.  Porter has also advised a number of Fortune 500 and international companies on their commercial expansion into emerging markets and their corporate social responsibility programs around the globe. Porter has traveled extensively throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, and other areas of the developing world.

Porter also has worked extensively on national security issues, having formerly served as an intelligence analyst for the Department of Defense, and having worked for several international companies as a political consultant on defense policy and contracting issues.

Porter is a Washington D.C. native, having grown up in Northwest D.C. and attended the St. Albans School for Boys. Porter and his wife Betsy and their two young children, Lucy and William, live in Arlington, VA.

Kyle House Group

Michael W. Miller joined Kyle House Group in 2014 with more than two decades of senior-level experience in government, private sector consulting, international organizations, non-profits, and academia.  He brings a deep, first-hand understanding of how government policy is made and how it affects clients’ missions, markets, and outcomes domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining KHG, Michael served as Republican Policy Director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations for Senator Bob Corker.  This was his second time serving on Capitol Hill: from 1995 to 2001, Michael was Senator Bill Frist’s senior legislative aide for foreign affairs, where he managed the Senator's work on the Foreign Relations Committee and directed the Subcommittee on African Affairs.

Before returning to Capitol Hill, Michael founded and led a Washington, DC- and Research Triangle, NC-based consulting firm that served a range of U.S. and international clients on government policy, global health and development, international regulation, and international organizations. Since 2010, Michael has served an Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health at Duke University.

From 2001 to 2009, Michael served in several key policy positions in the Executive Branch and the White House.  As a Senior Advisor in the office of the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, he advised the Secretary on global health policy, health diplomacy, and international regulatory issues, and was part of the team that led the establishment of a permanent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) presence in China.  As Deputy Assistant Administrator for Global Health at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Michael oversaw over one billion dollars of infectious disease and child survival programs worldwide, including the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Michael also led the design, development, and launch of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), which is recognized globally for its leadership, effectiveness, and accountability.

Michael began his Executive Branch experience in the White House as Director for Africa on the National Security Council. While at the NSC, he also served as an advisor to the President’s Special Envoy for Sudan and as a member of his delegation.  During his service in the Executive Branch, Michael testified as a lead Administration witness before both the House and the Senate.

Michael has held positions in several international health organizations, including serving as an alternate U.S. Board Member of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; as a Member of U.S. delegation to the World Health Assembly, the governing body of the World Health Organization; and as the U.S. Board Member of the Roll Back Malaria partnership.

Michael began his career with the International Republican Institute (IRI) as a democracy and governance advisor in Africa, traveling and working extensively across the continent. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors in geography from the University of Tennessee, and his master’s degree in political geography from the University of South Carolina. He and his wife, Martha, have two children.

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