Speaker Bio

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Don Cravins Jr.
Vice President of Policy & External Affairs/Charter Communications, Inc.

Don Cravins, Jr. assists in the development of Charter Communication’s policy agenda and in expanding its impact and influence with stakeholders and community partners. Before joining Charter, Cravins served as senior vice president for policy at the National Urban League.

Since 1998, Cravins has been an attorney and member of the Louisiana Bar Association. He was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 2004 and, two years later, to the LouiSenate. In 2008, he ran for Congress in the 7th congressional district of Louisiana. In 2009, Cravins left the legislature to serve as staff director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. In 2013, Cravins began serving as chief of staff for U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana. 

In addition to his duties at Charter, Cravins is an adjunct professor at The George Washington University and serves as a major in the DC National Guard. His honors include induction into the Southern University Law School Hall of Fame and being named a Distinguished Alumnus of Louisiana State University.