GOP Political Commentator for NPR Political Analyst, CNN Political. Brand Business Development Consultant and Former George W. Bush White House Staffer
Paris Dennard is a GOP political commentator, consultant and strategist with over a decade of private and public sector experience on all levels of politics and public relations. In addition to his political background, for the past 20 years he has provided business development, brand and image consulting. Paris is a NPR Political Analyst and…
Paris Dennard is a GOP political commentator, consultant and strategist with over a decade of private and public sector experience on all levels of politics and public relations. In addition to his political background, for the past 20 years he has provided business development, brand and image consulting.
Paris is a NPR Political Analyst and CNN Political Commentator. He has been featured in articles in USA Today, The Washington Post, AZ Republic, AZ Informant, LA Times, and offered his political insights on Al Jazeera America, BET, Centric TV, CNN, MSNBC, TVONE WHUR and a host of local television, radio and online programs.
Paris worked in The White House at the pleasure of President George W. Bush from 2005-2009. Paris served in the offices of Political Affairs, Legislative Affairs and Public Liaison most notably served as The White House Director of Black Outreach where he was the liaison to the Black American community at large. He also coordinated and managed White House events, meetings and travel for President Bush, the First Lady, and Members of the United States House of Representatives including advancing The President’s visit to Chigi Palace in Rome, Italy. Paris was also asked to be the primary point of contact to the families of the former Presidents and Vice Presidents for the State Funeral of President Gerald R. Ford.
Paris served as the Associate Director for Coalitions at the Republican National Committee from 2009-2011 where he traveled across the country working with grassroots leaders and state parties, training, branding mobilizing leaders for various campaigns. Paris was the Director of Public Affairs for a SC law firm, and Director of Events at the McCain Institute. He founded the PD Consulting Group in 2013 and served in the inaugural class of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Leadership Network. He currently serves as the Senior Director of Strategic Communications at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
Paris got his start in Republican politics in high school quickly rising to the national stage. He has worked on municipal, state and national political campaigns, served in leadership roles for several councils and commissions, as well as received a host of honors and recognitions. Paris has attended every Republican National Convention since 2000 in different capacities ranging from Page, Delegate at Large to Staff. At his first GOP Convention he was offered a major speaking role on behalf of the National Teen Age Republicans organization. During the 2016 election he was an official media surrogate for the victorious Donald J. Trump for President Campaign, and currently serves as a member of the Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. Advisory Board.
This Phoenix, AZ native earned two degrees from Pepperdine University in Public Relations and Political Science. Paris also spent a semester studying abroad in London, England traveling to eight different countries. This necktie aficionado is known for his extensive tie collection which exceeds well over 600!
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LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
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