Staff and Board

America's Future recruits and cultivates young professionals to become effective, lifelong advocates who will inspire their peers to embrace freedom


Sam Adofo

Northeast Hub Coordinator (PT)

Samuel Adofo is currently a Data and Artificial Intelligence consultant for a Global 500 company. He received his B.S. in Applied and Computational Math and Stats from the University of Notre Dame in 2020. While in school he developed a...more

Chloe Anagnos

Director of Marketing

Chloe Anagnos is the Director of Marketing and Communications for America's Future. She's spent her career developing marketing strategies for small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, think tanks, and presidential campaigns. Her work has been the subject of articles on the...more

Aaron Castillo-White

California Hub Director (PT)

Aaron Castillo-White is a Los Angeles-based consultant and Founding Executive Director of Kultur Mercado, an organization working to advance liberty and democracy through its diversity. He has worked in policy, fundraising, and programming across the United States, Europe, and the...more

Kacey Crane

Director of Leadership Development Programs

Kacey Crane is the Leadership Development Director for America's Future, where she oversees the Membership Program and Fellowships. Kacey started her career in grassroots politics. She transitioned into policy and programming, working for Faegre Drinker, Butler University, the Indiana Department...more

Natalie Dowzicky

Editor (PT)

Natalie Dowzicky is the part-time Editor for America's Future. In her full-time capacity, she is a Deputy Managing Editor at Reason Magazine. Formerly she was a contributor for Young Voices where her work appeared in The Washington Times, the National...more

Hannah Ruth Earl

Executive Director

Hannah Ruth Earl comes to America's Future from the Moving Picture Institute, where she worked as the Director of Talent and Creative Development. She managed the Hollywood Career Launch Program, which won Talent Market's Program of the Year Award at...more

Emma Erfourth

Office & Development Manager

Emma is the Office & Development Manager at America's Future, where she supports AF’s fundraising efforts, plans all AF-DC and Flagship Events, and manages operations at AF HQ. With over three years of experience empowering young professionals to embrace freedom,...more

Larry Gillheeney

Northeast Hub Director (PT)

Larry works for the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity. He holds an advanced degree in International Relations from Salve Regina University, where he focused extensively on economic development and individual rights. Larry is the editor of the Ocean...more

Hannah Henriksen

California Hub Coordinator (PT)

Hannah Henriksen is the Hub Coordinator for AF-California, and the President of Respect America. She came into the liberty world by accident but now couldn’t imagine herself doing anything else. She has her Bachelor of Science from Texas Tech University...more

Franklin Lee

DC Hub Coordinator (PT)

Franklin Sooho Lee is the DC Hub Coordinator for America's Future and the Senior Associate for the Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties team at R Street Institute. Previously, Franklin worked as a paralegal for Lutheran Social Services of New York....more

Marcos Lopez

GO! Fellowship Manager (PT)

Marcos Lopez is a passionate advocate for free-market principles, individual rights, and limited government. Currently serving as the Regional Advocacy Director for ExcelinEd, Marcos is deeply involved in government affairs and education coalition development across the western United States. Simultaneously,...more

Mary Catherine McElhone

Membership Manager (PT)

Mary Catherine McElhone is a recovering self-proclaimed campaign cowgirl with a lifelong enthusiasm for all things political. With a resume as long and as varied as most campaign operatives, she has spent over a decade working to elect conservative leadership...more

Matt Purple

Writing Fellows Manager (PT)

Matt Purple is the Writing Fellows Manager at America's Future where he teaches writing classes to young activists. He's a writer and editor whose work has been featured extensively throughout the media, including in the Washington Examiner, the American Conservative,...more

Katherine Revello

Email Marketing Coordinator (PT)

Katherine Revello is a writer and communications specialist. She has degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Maine and her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Reason, The Huffington Post, and The Washington Examiner. Katherine's work...more

Charles Roelofs

Director of Development

Charles is the Director of Development for America’s Future working with our partners every day to ensure we have the resources needed to accomplish our mission. He joined the team in February of 2022. For the past 14 years, he...more

Chelsea Schick

Community Manager (PT)

As Community Manager at America's Future, Chelsea Schick works closely with chapter and hub directors to help them host events and achieve their aims Her full time role is with Atlas Network as Director of Strategic Operations where she works...more

Meredith Turney

LEAD Fellows Manager (PT)

Meredith Turney is the Senior Director of Leadership and Talent Development at State Policy Network, where she helps state think tank staff with their personal and professional leadership and building strong, collaborative teams. She specializes in 1:1 leadership coaching, peer...more

Grant Van Eck

Northeast Hub Manager (PT)

Grant Van Eck has a passion for improving his community and enriching the lives of others. He does this by cultivating relationships and helping people reach their career and educational goals. Grant believes in the limitless potential inside of every...more

Mike Viola

Southeast Hub Coordinator (PT)

Mike Viola is AF's Southeast Hub Coordinator, as well as the Director of Business Intelligence at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). He discovered his love of liberty at the University of Chicago, where he majored in Political Science and...more

Nico Zviovich

Southeast Hub Director (PT)

Nico Zviovich is an Atlanta-based interdisciplinary communicator whose passions for persuasion and advocacy have led him to work at Iron Light, an agency empowering organizations that will change the world. He has worked with clients throughout the United States, Latin...more

Board of Directors

Jeff Berkowitz

Recognized by Politico as “an opposition research and policy ace,” Jeff Berkowitz is Founder and CEO of Delve, a competitive intelligence firm. He's served as Research Director at the Republican National Committee to help shape public opinion on issues including:...more

Romina Boccia


Romina Boccia is director of budget and entitlement policy at the Cato Institute, where she specializes in federal spending, budget process, economic implications of rising debt, and Social Security and Medicare reform. Boccia was previously director of the Grover M....more

Christine Czernejewski

Christine Czernejewski is the Director of Communications and Outreach at the Bradley Foundation, a philanthropic pillar in Milwaukee that grants funds to public charities across the nation that strengthen civil society and uphold our unalienable rights to life, liberty, and...more

Beverly Hallberg


Beverly is the founder and president of District Media Group. An expert media coach, lecturer, and public speaker with 20 years of experience, she trains Members of Congress, CEOs, policy wonks, reporters, non-profit and movement leaders, and politicos. Beverly is...more

Peter Lipsett

Vice Chair

Peter Lipsett is Vice President of DonorsTrust, the community foundation of the liberty movement. Previously, Peter spent nearly a decade within the Koch organizations as part of the team building a unique donor network. Originally from Marietta, Georgia, Peter moved...more

Richard Lorenc


Richard Lorenc is Chief Growth Officer of Iron Light Labs, an award-winning strategic marketing firm specializing in helping purpose-driven brands change the world. Lorenc leads business development, business development team and process building, and participates in product and services development....more

Matt Warner

Matt Warner is president of Atlas Network, a nonprofit grantmaking organization committed to supporting local NGOs in more than 90 countries. Matt is co-author of "Development with Dignity: Self-determination, Localization, and an End to Poverty" (Routledge, 2022), the editor of...more

Eric Kohn

Eric Kohn is Director of Marketing and Communications at the Acton Institute. In that role, he works to bring Acton's vision of a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles to a wider audience....more

Advisory Board

Chris Siddall, AF Founder

Mary Riner, AF Founder

Adam Kaufman, AF Founder

Bob Caldwell, AF Founder

Lisa Caldwell, AF Founder

Samuel Casey Carter, AF Founder

Suzanne Kirby, AF Founder

Scott Lansell, AF Founder