U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Fellows
Anton C. Bizzell, M.D., President and CEO of The Bizzell Group, is a U.S. Chamber Foundation Fellow, advising the Foundation’s Sharing Solutions initiative. He has more than 20 years of combined clinical, research, health services, policy and management experiences with various private and public organizations and agencies within Health and Human Services (HHS), including Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Most of his career has been spent on public health issues related to access and quality of medical, substance abuse and behavioral health services. He has extensive experience in collaborating and interacting with health professional and community organizations as well as expert knowledge in identifying and treating medical diseases in the fields of primary care, mental health and substance abuse.
John Raidt is a fellow at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. Raidt has over 30 years of public policy experience including national and homeland security, commerce, energy, the environment, and natural resource management. In 2008, Raidt served as deputy to Gen. James L. Jones (USMC-Ret.), Special Envoy for Middle East Regional Security, focusing on resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian dispute. He has served as a senior staff member in the U.S. Senate, including as the Legislative Director for U.S. Sen. John McCain and Chief of Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. He is the author of the Chamber Foundation report American Competitiveness and numerous other published articles and papers on public policy, business, and government.
Bret Swanson is president of Entropy Economics LLC, a strategic research firm specializing in technology, innovation, and the global economy. He advises investors and technology companies, focusing on the Internet ecosystem and the broadband networks and applications that drive it. Swanson is also a scholar at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, where, since 2005, his research has centered on economic growth and policies that encourage it.
For eight years Swanson advised technology investors as executive editor of the Gilder Technology Report and later was a senior fellow at The Progress & Freedom Foundation, where he directed the Center for Global Innovation.