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Tommy Schultz

American Federation for Children
Dallas, TX
Tommy Schultz is the CEO of the American Federation for Children (AFC). AFC is the nation’s largest school choice advocacy group dedicated to empowering families, especially lower-income families, with the freedom to choose the best K-12 education for their children. AFC has deployed $250 million since 2010 and has passed school choice laws in 26 states, freeing up more than $25 billion in funding for 4 million students to access the education of their choice. Tommy was previously the VP of Communications for AFC. He has been featured on Fox News, The New York Post, The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, The Washington Post, and CNN among other outlets. Before joining AFC, Tommy was a spokesman for presidential, gubernatorial, and congressional campaigns in New Hampshire, Iowa, and Tennessee. In between campaign cycles, Tommy had stints with leading public affairs firms in the D.C. area. Tommy is Catholic and graduated from Stanford University, and lives in Dallas with his wife Ashley, one year old son, and golden retriever. He was a three-time All-American trapshooter in high school.