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Margaret Hoover

Margaret Hoover serves as President of American Unity Fund, is a gay rights activist, a new mother, a media personality, a political strategist and best-selling author of the book “American Individualism: How A New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party” (Crown Forum). The great-granddaughter of President Herbert Hoover, her political work is committed […]

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Tyler Deaton

Tyler Deaton serves as the Senior Advisor to American Unity Fund, working to advance the cause of freedom for LGBTQ Americans. He is working at the state level with strategic partners to advance the freedom to marry and non-discrimination legislation and at the federal level to ensure pro-freedom Republicans have a voice on Capitol Hill. […]

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Nathan Parsons-Schwarz

Nathan Parsons-Schwarz is the Director of Operations for American Unity Fund. Nathan has over seven years of experience working as a field operative in ten states, including work for the Republican Parties of Virginia, Arkansas and Pennsylvania. From 2006 to 2008, he served as Special Assistant to Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson, where, among […]

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Keeley Hanlon

Keeley Hanlon is an advisor to American Unity Fund, where she leads the organization’s political accountability and public education efforts in the states and at the federal level. Keeley’s wide-ranging efforts for AUF include mobilizing center-right constituencies and advancing conservative support across the country for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples and freedom from discrimination […]

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Michael Palicz

Mike Palicz is an advisor to American Unity Fund, where he manages multiple fundraising and policy roles. Michael’s past experience includes work in Government Consulting with MAXIMUS, Inc. and work with non-profit organizations including Special Olympics. Michael graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2014 with a double major in Politics and Business Administration.

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Torrey Shearer

Torrey Shearer is an advisor to American Unity Fund, focusing primarily on American Unity’s federal advocacy. Named by the D.C. GOP as one of the Most Influential Republicans Under 35, he provides years of public affairs experience lobbying before the U.S. Congress and delivers a comprehensive understanding of the legislative process through analysis of complex […]

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Caroline Wren

Caroline Wren is Development Director for AUF. She currently serves as the President of Bluebonnet Fundraising, LLC, and recently served as Senator Lindsey Graham’s Finance Director for his 2014 Senate reelection campaign. Prior to that she was at Holloway Consulting where she worked as a national fundraiser for several U.S. Senate races during the 2012 […]

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Casey Pick

Casey Pick is an advisor to American Unity Fund, providing legal and policy insight supporting American Unity’s state and federal advocacy. Prior to joining American Unity, she was the programs director and attorney-on-staff for the national Log Cabin Republicans, where her responsibilities included participating in lobbying efforts for a broad-based legislative agenda in support of […]

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