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The Political Life - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. A show about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

Hosted by Jim O'Brien, The Political Life introduces you to the personalities and "day in the life" experiences of some of the most interesting and dynamic individuals in the field. 

Dec 17, 2018

Bryan Jacobs is the Vice President, Government and External Affairs at BMW. Founded in 1916, BMW is an iconic automobile and motorcycle manufacturer headquartered in Munich, Germany. 
  • Bryan was born in North Dakota, and attended the University of Wyoming, where he earned a bachelor's degree in political science.
  • His first foray into politics was interning for Wyoming Senator Malcolm Wallop
  • He then took an entry level position with Congresswoman Barbara Cubin.
  • He eventually worked his way up from Legislative Assistant to Legislative Director, Press Secretary, and then Liaison to House Leadership
  • Bryan left Rep. Cubin's office after almost a decade to work for Duke Energy
  • Following a short stint at Duke Energy, he began working at Home Depot - first in federal government affairs, and then extending to state and Canadian government affairs
  • After several years working at Home Depot, Bryan was recruited by executive search firm Korn Ferry to take over as VP of Government and External Affairs at BMW

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