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Shadow Politics, 15/11/2020

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Guest, Moe Vela

Shadow Politics with Senator Michael Brown and Maria Sanchez

Guest, Moe Vela

Headlined Show, Shadow Politics November 15, 2020

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What will a Biden Presidency look like? Our guest Moe Vela, Former White House staffer and colleague of newly appointed Chief of Staff to President-Elect Joe Biden - Maria and I will discuss what a Biden-Harris administration may look like with long-time Washington insider, Moe Vela. We are excited to speak with this former senior advisor to Joe Biden and get his insight. What does his experience working with Ron Klain, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to President-Elect Joe Biden, tell us about the kind of White House that is emerging? What other appointments might we expect? What's Moe's advice on proceeding with a disjointed transition? Join us as we try to answer some of these important questions and consider the possibilities for the new government. 

Guest, Moe Vela

Guest Name
Moe Vela
Guest Occupation
President and CEO of The Vela Group
Guest Biography

Moises "Moe" V. Vela, Jr. served in the Obama administration as the Director of Administration and Senior Advisor in the Office of Vice President Biden, where he worked with Ron Klain - the newly appointed Chief of Staff to President-Elect Joe Biden. 

The stint was the second White House appointment for Moe, who served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Advisor on Hispanic Affairs for Vice President Al Gore. Vela holds the distinction of being the first Hispanic American and gay American to serve twice in a senior executive role in the White House. 

Vela was previously Of Counsel at the law firm of Stein Mitchell Beato and Missner and a partner at Holland & Knight. He was formerly an adjunct professor at the American University Washington College of Law. Moe is the Founding Partner and CEO of The Vela Group, LLC and MoeVela, LLC - global business development consulting firms. He is also on the Board of Directors of TransparentBusiness, the market's leading transparency and people-management software. 

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