March 16, 2022: The Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership and the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee at Waukesha are pleased to announce that former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush will speak at the UWM at Waukesha Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 7, 2022 at 7pm CT.
Delivering candid and informative remarks, Governor Bush will share his perspective on the state of world affairs. Q&A with the audience will follow. As former governor of a battleground state, he brings a wealth of public leadership experience and practical knowledge. Bush was the first Republican governor to win reelection in Florida state history. During his two terms, he championed major reforms in government, ranging from health care and environmental protection to civil service, education reform, and tax reform.
The event and tickets are free and open to the public. Doors at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre will open at 6:15pm. A limited number of tickets will be available to the public to guarantee a seat until 6:45pm. There will be additional seating on a first come first serve basis. Any reserved seating still available by 6:45pm will be open to those without a ticket. Tickets may be reserved at uwm.edu/waukesha/event/a-conversation-with-jeb-bush/. Free parking will be available on a first come first serve basis in lots 5, 6, 7, and on the street.
Jeb Bush was the 43rd governor of the State of Florida, serving from 1999 through 2007. He was the third Republican elected to the state’s highest office and the first Republican in the state’s history to be reelected. Bush was most recently a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. He currently serves as Chairman of Dock Square Capital LLC, a merchant bank headquartered in Miami. Bush maintains his passion for improving the quality of education for students across the country by serving as the Chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, a national nonprofit he founded to transform education in America. He has been recognized for his contributions to public policy by national organizations including the Manhattan Institute, the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, and the Jack Kemp Foundation.