Tim Phillips (political strategist)

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Tim Phillips
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Occupation President of Americans for Prosperity

Tim Phillips (born July 13, 1964) is the current president of Americans for Prosperity.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

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 twin boys and one daughter. They have been married 26 years.[1]

He completed his education in 1985 as a Phi Beta Kappa[3] graduate of Virginia Tech, graduating magna cum laude with a BA in Political Science.[4] Phillips is active in the youth ministry at his church, Cornerstone Chapel, Leesburg, VA[5] and is an outspoken fan of the National Football League.[6]

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) under Phillip's leadership[edit]

Under Tim Phillips AFP 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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