Senior Advisor, Apollo Global Management; former U.S. Senator
Evan Bayh is a senior advisor at Apollo Global Management and a partner at McGuireWoods LLC. He served two terms in the U.S. Senate, from 1999 through 2011, representing the state of Indiana. There he served on six committees: Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, where he chaired the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance; Armed Services, where he chaired the Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support; Energy and Natural Resources; the Select Committee on Intelligence; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; and the Special Committee on Aging. Before running for the Senate, Bayh was elected in 1988 to the first of two terms as governor of Indiana. After clerking for a federal court judge and entering private law practice in Indianapolis, he was elected Indiana's secretary of state in 1986. Bayh graduated with a degree in business economics from Indiana University in 1978 and received his law degree from the University of Virginia.