Founding Members

Peter H

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. My name is Peter Haney and I live in Chicago, Illinois. I graduated a few years ago with a bachelors in supply chain and marketing and am currently working in a leadership development program for a large insurance company. I love tennis, music, wood working, and getting to know my Chicago chapter!

Jennifer R

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. Originally from Queens and Long Island New York, I now live in the Mile High City, in Denver Colorado as a Project Manager. My side passions include producing documentary films and running marathons. A recent film project that I am working on is centered on the Refugee Crisis and I just completed the Chicago Marathon. My interest in government and political science started back in College when I worked...

Zach R

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I am currently a Cognitive Science major at the University of Georgia, but I am originally from Maryland. I have an interdisciplinary background which includes experience from areas such as sales and marketing, social science research, non-profit work, law enforcement, and music management. I hope to use this interdisciplinary background to connect and bring people together from all different walks of life so that we all can build a...

Greg M

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I'm a Colorado native who's lived in Austin, TX for the past 18 years. I work in state government. I found my way to the Centrist Project because of years of frustration with the Republican/Democratic duopoly.

Andrew H

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I'm a 19 year old college student studying criminal justice at my local community college out here in the suburbs of Chicago. Currently I'm in between jobs, I coach youth basketball in my free time as a volunteer and I'm an avid gamer.  

Donovan F

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I am a 38 year old politico. I have been in love with politics from the time I read the Constitution for the first time when I was 11 years old. That love for politics pushed me to pursue a Political Science degree here in Washington D.C. back in the late 90s. I always felt that one day I would run for office. However, I have found myself without...

Jack N

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I'm an investment advisor and financial planner in Chicago.

Mark M

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I am from Massachusetts, and received a B.A. in political science from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. Later, I earned a M.A. in American Government and Politics and I.R. from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass.

Thomas G

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I am retired from the US Postal Service, my last position was Sr Manager, Distribution Operations. I am 63 yrs old, married to my wife of 37 yrs, Sue. We have 2 grown children. We both have lived most of our lives in the Pittsburgh area.

David K

Tell us about yourself: who you are, where you're from, etc. I am originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, but grew up mostly in suburban Sacramento. My parents were always active voters and made me read the voter guide from a very young age. I always took it seriously as I knew the issues we voted on were important. The mantra in our house was "If you don't vote, you can't complain."