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K&L Gates: Congressional Meet and Greet with Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN)
June 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hosted VIA Webex
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This event is presented as part of the Global Government Solutions® initiative.
Senator Bill Hagerty
Committee Assignments: Foreign Relations, Appropriations, Rules and Administration, Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Senator Bill Hagerty was elected in November 2020 to represent Tennessee after serving as Ambassador to Japan between 2017 and 2019.
Senator Hagerty was born and raised in Gallatin, Tennessee, where he became an Eagle Scout. He graduated from Madisonville North Hopkins High School in Kentucky before earning a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt Law School, respectively.
Senator Hagerty began his career with Boston Consulting Group where he spent three years working in Tokyo. He later became an economic advisor and White House Fellow to President George H. W. Bush. Between 2011 and 2014, Senator Hagerty served as commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development where he played a key role in bringing new investment to the state. He also founded and led the Nashville MLS Steering Committee, which successfully recruited a professional soccer team to the city. In 2017, Senator Hagerty was confirmed by the Senate to serve as the 30th U.S. Ambassador to Japan.
Senator Hagerty and his wife Chrissy live in Davidson County, Tennessee, with their four children.