Dr. Jason Altmire served three terms in the United States House of Representatives from 2007 to 2013. He was a bipartisan centrist known for working with both sides of the aisle, so much so that the nonpartisan National Journal calculated Altmire's voting record to be at the exact midpoint of the House -- the Dead Center -- giving him the most centrist voting record in Congress.
A prolific public speaker and commentator, Altmire in 2017 authored the critically acclaimed book, Dead Center: How Political Polarization Divided America and What We Can Do About It. Dr. Altmire is also an adjunct professor in healthcare management at Texas Tech University. He has previously been a guest lecturer for Carnegie Mellon University’s Public Policy and Management program, and an adjunct professor at George Washington University focusing on politics and policy.
He earned his Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Florida, a Master's degree in Health Administration from George Washington University, and a B.S. in Political Science from Florida State University.He has been a senior corporate executive for two large companies and today is CEO of a prominent national trade association.