Haley Barbour, founding partner of BGR Group, returned to BGR in January 2012 after serving two consecutive terms as governor of Mississippi, including two years as chairman of the Republican Governors Association. At BGR, he heads advocacy coalitions, lobbies on behalf of his clients and remains a major force in the Republican Party.
Barbour began his political career in 1968
Elected governor of Mississippi in 2003
Other awards during his tenure as governor