FGA is at the cutting edge of solutions that ensure all Americans have the opportunities to better their lives. Its mission is to empower individuals and families by removing barriers, making the American Dream a reality for millions of Americans.
Eric Bledsoe is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability where he advances state and federal policy solutions.
Prior to joining FGA, he served as senior director of civics at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. He also previously served as program officer for free speech and peace at the Charles Koch Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from The Catholic University of America and a Master of Arts in English from Florida State University.
Eric first experienced the value of work while waiting tables and bartending at a retirement home in Florida. To him, work is the means to provide for loved ones so that the next generation is better off than the last. Eric’s work has been featured in National Review Online, The Federalist, Real Clear Policy, The Washington Examiner, The Claremont Review of Books, and other media publications.
When he’s not working, Eric loves to play golf, ski, and volunteer at his church. A fan of the Baltimore Orioles, the Baltimore Ravens, and Florida State football, Eric lives in Arlington, Virginia.