Time & Location
Oct 06, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
Elk's Club, 3231 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34134, USA
FORD O’CONNELL is a television and radio personality, lawyer, and
Republican strategist from Southwest Florida.
He is a media analyst and frequent guest on Fox News, Fox Business
and other broadcast media. Ford’s political analysis and commentary
have appeared in a variety of publications including The Wall Street
Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, the New York
Post, The Hill, POLITICO, The Washington Times, and ESPN.com. He
also teaches at The George Washington University Graduate School of
A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law (Juris Doctor),
Mr. O’Connell graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in
Political Science and Religion. Ford also obtained a MPP from Duke
University, and a M.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University.
Ford O’Connell, a former Heritage Foundation intern, has been actively
supporting conservative candidates and campaigns since 2007, when he
first worked with the Haley Barbour 2007 gubernatorial campaign. In
2008, he served as a key Republican strategist for the McCain-Palin
ticket. In 2010, he was a recipient of Campaign & Elections magazine’s
“Rising Star” award. Most recently, Ford served as a Trump White
House surrogate and as a surrogate for the 2020 Donald Trump re-
Ford O’Connell’s devotion to the conservative causes of limited
government, free enterprise, and personal responsibility were instilled in
him by his grandfather, Henry Salvatori, an advisor to three U.S.
Presidents: Nixon, Reagan and Bush 41.
Every Thursday evening, Ford can be heard on Southwest Florida 92.5
FM Fox News.The Drive with Trey Radel discussing the latest