Luncheon Keynote - Ballroom A
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Howie Long, Hall of Fame NFL Lineman and Television Personality interviewed by Former Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell
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Howie Long, Hall of Fame former Defensive End for the Los Angeles Raiders, is currently best known for his position of in-studio analyst for the Emmy Award winning FOX NFL Sunday team. He was twice chosen Defensive Lineman of the Year, and was elected to the Pro Bowl eight times. In July, 2000, Long became the third youngest player ever inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and these are only a few of his sports accolades. After 13 years in the NFL for the Raiders he launched his successful television and film career. Howie Long is widely known for his appearances on the big screen as well as the gridiron.
Ed Rendell has spent 34 years in public service, including 24 years as an elected official, including two terms as Mayor of Philadelphia (1992-2000) and two terms as Governor of Pennsylvania (2003-2011). Rendell currently serves as Co-Chair of the organization "Building America’s Future." He currently sits on several boards, supports multiple non-profit organizations and teaches government and politics courses at the University of Pennsylvania where he received his undergraduate degree. He also holds a J.D. from Villanova Law School.