Harold Ford, Jr.

Former U.S. Representative


Harold Ford, Jr. joined Morgan Stanley in March 2011 as a Managing Director and Senior Client Relationship Manager across Institutional Securities, Wealth Management and Investment Management.

Harold served five terms in the U.S. Congress representing the 9th district of Tennessee. First elected in 1996, Harold served on the House Financial Services, Budget and Education Committees. Harold was a member of the Blue Dog Democrats, and a former Chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council.

Harold is a frequent contributor to NBC News. He is a board member at Lincoln Center and Weill Cornell Medical College, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a visiting Professor at the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

He earned his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from the University of Michigan.

Harold, his wife Emily, their daughter Georgia and son Harold lll, live in New York City.


12:00PM - 1:00PM Wednesday, May 18, 2016
General Session Stage, Hall C