Alex Ayers is a Board Member of the American Business Defense Foundation and Executive Director of the Family Business Coalition. Alex directs the policy team and develops legislative strategies to implement changes at the federal and state level. Alex has spent nearly a decade lobbying on the federal level and published papers and studies in various policy areas including taxes, energy, agriculture, and economics and has testified on tax policy. His research has been cited by organizations such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the Tax Foundation. Alex has a Master of Public Administration from Iowa State University.