Erik Telford is currently the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Outreach at the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity. Previously he was the Deputy Director of Communications for Americans for Prosperity and the Executive Director of RightOnline, a project for the Americans for Prosperity Foundation. Previously, he worked for GSPM as the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications. Telford graduated from George Washington University with an M.A. in Political Management and B.A. in American Studies and Political Science.