Ralph Reed is chairman and CEO of Century Strategies, a public relations and public affairs firm with offices in Atlanta and Washington, DC. Century has provided strategic counsel to some of the world’s leading corporations, including Microsoft, Home Depot, Verizon, the Business Roundtable, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Reed served as a senior advisor to George W. Bush’s presidential campaigns in 2000 and 2004 and chaired the Southeast Region for Bush-Cheney in 2004.
Under his leadership as party chairman in 2002, the Georgia Republican Party elected the first GOP governor in 134 years and a U.S. Senator. Reed was youth co-chairman of the Reagan campaign in 1984 and has worked on seven presidential campaigns and advised 88 campaigns for Governor, U.S. Senate, and Congress. The Wall Street Journal called him “perhaps the finest political operative of his generation.