Co-CEO, Veterans for All Voters
Todd Connor is currently CEO of Veterans for Political Innovation, an organization he co-founded to give a voice and a platform for the military connected community to address political polarization through election reforms and innovations. Todd is also the founder of Bunker Labs, a national entrepreneurship organization dedicated to helping the military-connected community start and grow businesses. Founded in Chicago in 2014, Bunker Labs has grown to over 40 chapters across the United States and serves over 1,200 entrepreneurs annually. Bunker Labs works to support the military connected community by offering programs for entrepreneurs to connect with the people, resources, and opportunities they need to be successful with their early-stage ventures.
Todd is a former management consultant, U.S. Navy veteran, and has held many leadership roles in the public and private sector. In addition to Bunker Labs and Veterans for Political Innovation, he is also the founder of The Collective Academy, a leadership development consulting firm, as well as Emerson House, a luxe retreat venue in La Porte, Indiana. Todd holds a BA from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Chicago and is the
author of Third Shift Entrepreneur (Wiley, 2020).
Todd serves as the lead facilitator for the President George W. Bush Veteran Leadership Program in Dallas, Texas and is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has been recognized as a Presidential Leadership Scholar, a Presidio Fellow, and is a thought leader on entrepreneurship, veterans issues, and economic development. Todd, his husband Andrew, and their son Jasper live in Northwest Indiana.
Katherine M. Gehl, a business leader and former CEO with experience in government, began, in the last decade, to participate actively in politics—first in traditional partisan politics.
Reform efforts are taking place across the country.
In the Summer of 2018, NANR asked reformers to submit their responses for review and presentation to potential funders.
NANR received 65 impressive submissions. Click to view top submissions.