About Grassroots Leadership Academy
What We Believe
We believe that individual liberty and economic freedom provide the greatest opportunity for every American to achieve their version of the American dream.
We are coaching concerned citizens with the skills and convictions needed to encourage their neighbors and community that our founding principles have paved the way for generations of Americans – and that they still can for generations to come.
What We Do
We empower concerned citizens by teaching the most advanced management strategies and grassroots tactics necessary to advance the values of individual liberty, economic freedom, and limited government at the local, state, and federal levels.
Through our certification courses and Insight to Action lectures, we’ve trained thousands of citizens in over 30 states. Get started today by checking out our courses and signing up for a class near you.
Who We Are
Thomas joins the Grassroots Leadership Academy after working in the Political Training Division for the Leadership Institute and managed the Campaign Management School and Campaign Data Workshop.
With over a decade of experience in grassroots organizing, Ryan has served in previous roles as a Field Director for Americans for Prosperity Foundation and other pro-liberty organizations.
Michael joined the Grassroots Leadership Academy after nearly a decade of grassroots organizing experience, including most recently with Americans for Prosperity Foundation in New Hampshire.
Cheryl previously served as a Field Director for Americans for Prosperity Foundation and a Sr. Outreach Director for the Bridge to Wellbeing.
Jason comes to the Grassroots Leadership Academy after spending the last decade being involved in political campaigns in his home state of Massachusetts.
Ron has served as a Senior Field Director for Americans for Prosperity Foundation and worked five years as a television journalist.
Mallon joined the Grassroots Leadership Academy after spending the last 6 years with Americans For Prosperity Foundation working in donor events, team management, and executive teams.
Prior to joining Grassroots Leadership Academy, Jhael served as a Field Director for Americans for Prosperity Foundation where she recruited, trained, and developed grassroots activists from diverse backgrounds that shared a love of freedom.
Ray Hoskins is a former United States Air Force Pararescue serviceman who served his country with distinction.
Matt launched his career at the Leadership Institute and subsequently has raised millions of dollars for causes that helped to further the message of economic prosperity.
Jamie Jackson joins the Grassroots Leadership Academy after more than ten years as an award-winning, Emmy-nominated journalist.
Dave founded several successful political consulting and public affairs firms, one of which was named a “100 Best” political consulting firm by Campaigns & Elections magazine.
Nick holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration in addition to an MBA and before joining the Grassroots Leadership Academy served as the Video Coach for the 2018 Women’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team.
Duane joined Grassroots Leadership Academy with years of experience as an independent conservative blogger and former Navy journalist.
Rachel joined the Grassroots Leadership Academy after serving in Human Resources Operations at Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Freedom Partners Shared Services.
Stephanie is a political, democracy, and media educator of eighteen years with work spanning thirteen countries.
Carlos has been involved in advocacy for economic freedom and grassroots organizing for more than 20 years with organizations like Americans for Prosperity Foundation.
Jenna joins the Grassroots Leadership Academy after previously being elected as the youngest female state legislator of South Dakota and considers herself and advocate of liberty home and abroad.
Cait’s unique experience includes work for former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s gubernatorial campaign and administration, as an Americans for Prosperity Foundation Field Director, and the owner of a horse ranch in Arizona.
Louis joined the Grassroots Leadership Academy after spending six years with Americans For Prosperity Foundation in Florida.
Nick joined the Grassroots Leadership Academy after working as an Executive Leadership Coach for freedom-minded thought leaders.
Janisset is a leading Cuban human rights activist, having represented Cuban’s struggle for freedom and democracy at the UN’s Human Rights Council and OAS’s Inter American Commission for Human Rights.
Paige comes to the Grassroots Leadership Academy from Americans for Prosperity Foundation, where she served numerous roles leveraging comparative advantage to embrace change and drive innovation.
Prior to joining the Grassroots Leadership Academy, Caleb trained extensively at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, where he was a member of their 2011 Off-Broadway Repertory Company.
Rhachel joined the Grassroots Leadership Academy after previous roles in education and grassroots organizing in Florida with Americans For Prosperity Foundation.