Rick Tyler was a key member of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich’s team for more than a decade most recently as Gingrich’s Spokesman. Rick was the Founding Director of Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), a not-for-profit organization and served as Chairman of ReAL Action, the citizen-activist arm of ReAL. Lead by Dr. Jim Garlow both organizations are dedicated to preserving America’s Judeo-Christian heritage by defending and promoting the pillars of American civilization: faith, family, freedom, and free enterprise.
As a candidate field trainer for GOPAC, Rick, for more than ten years, trained hundreds of candidates, their staffs, and volunteers to lead successful campaigns for elected office in 26 different states. He also had trained candidates at the Leadership Institute.
Rick has been invited to speak about his political insights by many Republican groups, committees and state legislative caucuses. He was a guest lecturer at both the Institute for Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and the Robert J. Dole Institute for Politics at the University of Kansas. He has been interviewed by numerous radio and television programs.
Rick is a contributing author to the New York Times Best Seller Real Change: From the World that Fails to the World that Works by Newt Gingrich. He was the project manager for Speaker Gingrich’s book on healthcare called Saving Lives and Saving Money.
Rick lives in Virginia with his wife Tamara and daughter Briana.