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Vice President, Education and Training
Slade O'Brien is a veteran grassroots organizer and public affairs professional with more than 30 years of experience. O'Brien is passionate about empowering others and helping them find their voice, he often preaches that “Our role is not to be the hero of the story, but the trusted guide.” To that end, O'Brien cofounded the Grassroots Leadership Academy at Americans for Prosperity Foundation in 2015. His dream is to create a nationwide community of trained grassroots leaders who will work, both together and independently, with anyone to employ bottom-up solutions that empower people to reach their potential, eliminate barriers and have government act it is proper and limited role.