David W. From, Illinois State Director
David brings more than fifteen years’ experience of organizing grassroots activists, building legislative coalitions, and driving issue advocacy campaigns in Illinois. Prior to joining AFP, he ran his own political and public affairs consulting firm, providing political and communications advice to candidates and companies. David has also managed multiple congressional and statewide campaigns, serving as campaign manager to former Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert and then-Congressman Mark Kirk, as well as working on Capitol Hill and in the Office of the Illinois Governor.
David attended Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL and currently resides in the western suburbs of Chicago with his wife and seven children.