Allen West is CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. Previously, he served as an US Representative representing Florida's 22nd and 18th District. He is a 22 year veteran of the military where he earned the rank of Lieutenant Colonel as well as a Bronze Star and a Meritorious Service Medal. He is a Fox News contributor and the author of the bestseller, Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom.
Winthrop H. Smith, Jr. is a 28 year veteran of Merrill Lynch, and the son and namesake of a founder of the company. His new book is entitled, Catching Lightning In A Bottle: How Merrill Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World.