EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Valerie Biden Owens has served as the Executive Vice President of Joe Slade White and Company for 15 years.She is considered to be one of the first women in the nation to have managed both a modern U.S. Senate campaign as well as a Presidential campaign.
And as a nationally recognized political strategist and experienced campaign manager, Valerie works closely with Joe Slade White to create winning campaign plans and strategy for our clients.
Valerie has managed every campaign of her brother Joe Biden’s political career (as she likes to joke “since 8th Grade Class President”) including seven straight victories for the U.S. Senate, runs for two Democratic presidential nominations, as well as his successful campaign for Vice President, as part of the Obama/Biden ticket. She also serves as his principal surrogate on the campaign trail.
In the fall semester of 2014, Valerie was named a Resident Fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, where she taught a course titled: “Politics – Up Close and Personal.”
Valerie has served on the National Board of the Women’s Leadership Forum of the Democratic National Committee. She has also traveled extensively throughout the world as a volunteer instructor with Women’s Campaign International to train women in emerging democracies to become effective agents of change.
In March of 2015, Harvard University Law School honored Valerie Biden Owens as one of the 50 “Women Inspiring Change” from around the world. She delivered a keynote address at the awards event at Harvard.
A few of Valerie’s favorite spots