As former White House press secretary, Ari Fleischer was the primary spokesperson for President Bush. He served as spokesman during the historic presidential recount, September 11th, two wars and the anthrax attack. His best-selling book, Taking Heat, details his years in the White House and reached #7 on The New York Times best-seller list. Since leaving the White House, Ari has run a communications company that helps corporations and sports organizations with their communication and media needs. He has worked for a variety of major companies and leading sports leagues, teams, schools, and individual athletes as well. He graduated from Middlebury College and lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife, Becki, and their two children.