Pete Seat

Vice President, Bose Public Affairs Group

The only child of immigrant parents, Pete Seat is a former White House spokesman, a nationally-recognized political commentator, a Millennial Generation expert, an Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow and a Council on Foreign Relations Term Member.

Currently a vice president at Bose Public Affairs Group in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he specializes in crisis communications, brand management and executive training, Pete was previously the executive director of strategic communications and talent development at the Indiana Republican Party; communications director on the historic 106-day gubernatorial campaign of Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb; senior project manager at Hathaway Strategies, where he provided messaging development and management strategies to corporate and political clients; communications director for the Indiana Republican Party, where his messaging strategy resulted in over $2.5 million in earned media coverage for campaigns and candidates; communications director for former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’s victorious 2010 U.S. Senate campaign; and deputy assistant press secretary to President George W. Bush, where Pete worked alongside press secretaries Tony Snow and Dana Perino and logged thousands of miles aboard Air Force One. Pete has published columns in outlets around the country including POLITICO,, and Newsweek, and appeared as a guest on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, Yahoo! News and NewsMax TV programs a combined 100+ times.

He is also the author of the book The War on Millennials, bilingual (English and Serbian), has attended sixteen World Series games (including one in each of the past fourteen years), has the autographs of twenty-five U.S. presidents and has traveled to 44 countries on six continents.

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