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Evan Bayh

Evan Bayh

Senior Advisor, Apollo Global Management
Senior Advisor, Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies and Of Counsel, Cozen O'Connor

Director since 2011

Sen. Bayh is a senior advisor with Apollo Global Management and senior advisor to Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies and he serves as of counsel to Cozen O'Connor. He is also a member of the boards of directors of Berry Plastics Group, Inc., Fifth Third Bancorp, RLJ Lodging Trust, RCCH HealthCare Partners and Zenith American Solutions.

As a former U.S. senator and the governor of Indiana, Sen. Bayh has held numerous leadership positions. He was elected as Indiana's secretary of state in 1986 and as its governor in 1988. After two terms as governor, Sen. Bayh was elected to the U.S. Senate where he served for 12 years. Sen. Bayh's committee assignments included Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Armed Services; Energy and Natural Resources; the Select Committee on Intelligence; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Special Committee on Aging. During his time in office, he focused on job creation, national security, small business growth and many other critical domestic issues. Mr. Bayh is also a former partner of the law firm McGuireWoods LLP.

Sen. Bayh graduated with a bachelor's degree in business economics from Indiana University in 1978 and a juris doctor degree from the University of Virginia in 1981.