Harry E. Rhoads, Jr.

Co-Founder
Washington Speakers Bureau

Harry Rhoads, Jr., is the Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Washington Speakers Bureau (WSB). Originally founded in 1980, WSB has exclusively represented many of the world’s most prominent figures including Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Tony Blair, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke. Jim Valvano was one of Rhoads’ first clients.

A four-time cancer (melanoma) survivor, Rhoads has served on the board of the V Foundation for Cancer Research since its inception. Currently, he is Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Born in Washington, D.C., Rhoads is a graduate of DePauw University. In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or reading the latest book by one of the WSB authors. He is the proud father of two daughters, Mary Kathryn and Emily Ann.