Priebus, McLarty to share White House stories at CUNA GAC

December 21, 2021

Two former White House Chiefs of Staff will share their unique perspectives at the 2022 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).

Reince Priebus, the first chief of staff to President Donald Trump, and Thomas “Mack” McLarty, chief of staff to President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1994, will participate in a moderated discussion and share their insiders’ view of the issues driving the current debate in Washington.

 “The CUNA GAC is the biggest credit union advocacy event of the year. As a bipartisan organization, we believe it’s important to hear from influential voices across the political spectrum,” said Todd Spiczenski, CUNA Chief Products and Services Officer. said Todd Spiczenski, CUNA Chief Products and Services Officer. “This glimpse behind the curtain will benefit credit union advocates looking to maximize their impact in Washington.”

Priebus will share his opinions, triumphs, and failures from his tenure in the Trump White House, as well as his insights on the current political climate.

He is currently a political analyst for CBS News and an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Before his time in the White House, Priebus served three terms as Republican National Committee Chairman. In 2016, he was named one of Time’s “100 Most Influential People.”

McLarty will recount his service in the White House and as an advisor to three U.S. Presidents: Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter. McLarty helped enact the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Family and Medical Leave law during his time in the White House.

He is currently chairman of the McLarty Companies, a fourth-generation family transportation business. He also co-founded McLarty Associates, an international strategic advisory firm, in 1998.

Registration is currently open for the 2022 CUNA GAC, which will take place Feb. 27 to March 3, in Washington, D.C.