Matt Schlapp has nearly twenty years of government and corporate experience. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Federal Affairs at Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC. Prior to joining Koch, Schlapp was the Deputy Assistant to the President and the President’s Political Director. During his tenure at the White House, Schlapp advised the President, Vice President, the Cabinet, and senior advisors on domestic and political issues. Schlapp served as a Regional Political Director during the 2000 presidential campaign and was Chief of Staff for Rep. Todd Tiahrt. Schlapp earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in public policy from Wichita State University. Schlapp is a member of the American Conservative Union board of directors. He and his wife Mercy have four young daughters.