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Frequently Asked Questions

​Q: Does elevating diverse candidates in the GOP mean abandoning our emphasis on the individual or succumbing to the Identity Politics of the Left? 

A: We can do both...

Jason Anavitarte
Jason Anavitarte

Jason Anavitarte has served as co-Chairman of Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan’s campaign, and served on the state finance committee for Governor Brian Kemp during the 2018 election. During the 2016 election cycle Jason served as the Georgia Chairman for Senator Marco Rubio’s Presidential Campaign and National Finance Team. First elected to public office in 2003, Jason was the youngest Hispanic ever elected in Georgia. He has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia.

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Vennia Francois
Vennia Francois

Vennia Francois is a lawyer based in her home city of Orlando, Florida. She has been involved in Republican politics throughout her her adult life, including running for Congress and serving on the African-American National Steering Committee for candidate Jeb Bush in 2016. Vennia has served as a policy advisor to Fl. Sen Mel Martinez. She is the first in her family to graduate from college, a first-generation American and the child of Bahamian immigrants.

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Tanveer Kathawalla
Tanveer Kathawalla

Tanveer Kathawalla is the COO of Analytical Space, a communications satellite company Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners. Additionally, he is a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum. His background spans aerospace entrepreneurship, venture capital, and politics.

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Seth Levey
Seth Levey

Seth Levey is Director, External Affairs at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). Prior to EEI, he worked at Exxon Mobil Corporation and previously served as a DC-based advisor to governors on energy, infrastructure, economic development, and international affairs issues. He holds a B.A. in government and history from the College of William and Mary and an M.P.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

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Sarah Quinlan
Sarah Quinlan

Sarah Quinlan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The College of William and Mary and a Master of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business. After graduation she began work in the financial services industry. She began writing about politics in 2016; she spent one year as a front-page contributor for RedState and is now a columnist for Arc Digital, with bylines at National Review, the Bulwark, the Heartland Institute’s Budget & Tax News, and USA TO

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John Wood, Jr.
John Wood, Jr.

John Wood, Jr. is a writer and public intellectual from Los Angeles, CA. Former Republican nominee for congress and former Vice-Chairman of the Republican Party of Los Angeles County, John now works as Director of Media Development for Better Angels, America's leading grassroots organization dedicated to political depolarization. He is co-host of The Better Angels Podcast, and his writing can be found on Better Angels website, as well as Quillette and Areo Magazine.

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Jason Anavitarte
Jason Anavitarte

Jason Anavitarte has served as co-Chairman of Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan’s campaign, and served on the state finance committee for Governor Brian Kemp during the 2018 election. During the 2016 election cycle Jason served as the Georgia Chairman for Senator Marco Rubio’s Presidential Campaign and National Finance Team. First elected to public office in 2003, Jason was the youngest Hispanic ever elected in Georgia. He has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia.

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Vennia Francois
Vennia Francois

Vennia Francois is a lawyer based in her home city of Orlando, Florida. She has been involved in Republican politics throughout her her adult life, including running for Congress and serving on the African-American National Steering Committee for candidate Jeb Bush in 2016. Vennia has served as a policy advisor to Fl. Sen Mel Martinez. She is the first in her family to graduate from college, a first-generation American and the child of Bahamian immigrants.

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Tanveer Kathawalla
Tanveer Kathawalla

Tanveer Kathawalla is the COO of Analytical Space, a communications satellite company Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners. Additionally, he is a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum. His background spans aerospace entrepreneurship, venture capital, and politics.

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Seth Levey
Seth Levey

Seth Levey is Director, External Affairs at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). Prior to EEI, he worked at Exxon Mobil Corporation and previously served as a DC-based advisor to governors on energy, infrastructure, economic development, and international affairs issues. He holds a B.A. in government and history from the College of William and Mary and an M.P.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

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Sarah Quinlan
Sarah Quinlan

Sarah Quinlan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The College of William and Mary and a Master of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business. After graduation she began work in the financial services industry. She began writing about politics in 2016; she spent one year as a front-page contributor for RedState and is now a columnist for Arc Digital, with bylines at National Review, the Bulwark, the Heartland Institute’s Budget & Tax News, and USA TO

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John Wood, Jr.
John Wood, Jr.

John Wood, Jr. is a writer and public intellectual from Los Angeles, CA. Former Republican nominee for congress and former Vice-Chairman of the Republican Party of Los Angeles County, John now works as Director of Media Development for Better Angels, America's leading grassroots organization dedicated to political depolarization. He is co-host of The Better Angels Podcast, and his writing can be found on Better Angels website, as well as Quillette and Areo Magazine.

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Jason Anavitarte
Jason Anavitarte

Jason Anavitarte has served as co-Chairman of Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan’s campaign, and served on the state finance committee for Governor Brian Kemp during the 2018 election. During the 2016 election cycle Jason served as the Georgia Chairman for Senator Marco Rubio’s Presidential Campaign and National Finance Team. First elected to public office in 2003, and still serving, Jason was the youngest Hispanic ever elected in GA. He has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia.

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Vennia Francois
Vennia Francois

Vennia Francois is a lawyer based in her home city of Orlando, Florida. She has been involved in Republican politics throughout her adult life, including running for Congress and serving on the African-American National Steering Committee for Presidential Candidate Governor Jeb Bush in 2016. Vennia has served as a policy advisor to FL U.S. Sen Mel Martinez. She is the first in her family to graduate from college, a first-generation American and the child of Bahamian immigrants.

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Tanveer Kathawalla
Tanveer Kathawalla

Tanveer Kathawalla is the COO of Analytical Space, a communications satellite company, and a Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners. Additionally, he is a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum. His background spans aerospace entrepreneurship, venture capital, and politics.

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Seth Levey
Seth Levey

Seth Levey is Director, External Affairs at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). Prior to EEI, he worked at Exxon Mobil Corporation and previously served as a DC-based advisor to governors on energy, infrastructure, economic development, and international affairs issues. He holds a B.A. in government and history from the College of William and Mary and an M.P.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

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Sarah Quinlan
Sarah Quinlan

Sarah Quinlan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The College of William and Mary and a Master of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business. After graduation she began work in the financial services industry. She began writing about politics in 2016; she spent one year as a front-page contributor for RedState and is now a columnist for Arc Digital, with bylines at National Review, the Bulwark, the Heartland Institute’s Budget & Tax News, and USA TO

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Taylor
Taylor

Aaron Taylor currently works as a Director of Government Affairs for Grant Thornton, LLP. He previously worked as a staffer for Chairman Orrin Hatch on the Senate Finance Committee, and has served as a legislative assistant to Sen. Deb Fischer, helping introduce the first Republican version of paid-leave legislation (a version of which was passed as part of the 2017 tax reform bill). Mr. Taylor, a graduate of Brigham Young University, lives with his wife and children in Northern Virginia.

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