Travis Korson   -  Volunteer Faculty at the Leadership Institute

Travis Korson

Travis Korson is a veteran of politics with years of experience in campaigns, communications and public policy. He also serves as the Ward 2 Chairman for the District of Columbia Republican Party and as Executive Vice-Chairman of the District of Columbia Young Republicans.

Recent roles include Virginia Field Director for the Faith and Freedom Coalition (2013), Communications Director for Special Projects at the Frontiers of Freedom Institute, and Manager of Public Information for the Center for Security Policy. While at the Center he was responsible for coordinating the Coalition for the Common Defense, a grassroots campaign spearheaded by like-minded individuals and organizations that contend that economic prosperity depends on a strong national defense.

Travis has also served in the Bush White House and has spent time at various conservative organizations and government institutions including the Heritage Foundation, Americans for Prosperity and the Rhode Island General Assembly.  Travis has spoken at several conferences, including the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Road to Majority Conference, Freedom Fest and the State Policy Network annual gathering. His expertise has been quoted in several publications including the Washington Post. His works have been published at various outlets including Daily Caller, Human Events, American Spectator, CNS News, and Breitbart.  He is a graduate of the George Washington University where he studied International Affairs with a focus on International Economics.