Tim Phillips (political strategist)
|Occupation||President of Americans for Prosperity|
Phillips grew up in Spartanburg, SC. After briefly attending Liberty University in the fall, 1983, he went to Washington DC as part of a school sponsored internship with the Department of Education, thus beginning his political career. After a brief courtship with fellow intern, Julia Reider Phillips, the two were married and now have four children including a son, twin boys, and one daughter. They have been married 26 years.
He completed his education in 1985 as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Virginia Tech, graduating magna cum laude with a BA in Political Science. Phillips is active in the youth ministry at his church, Cornerstone Chapel, Leesburg, VA and is a fan of the National Football League.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP)
Under Phillips, Americans for Prosperity has seen rapid growth in the last 6 years, its membership going from 9 state chapters in 2006, to 50 state chapters and more than 2 million members nationally.
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