J. B. Horton
J.B. Horton attended West Texas A&M University where he was elected as student body president for two terms his junior and senior years. After graduating from college, he moved to Austin, Texas to work on President Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign. He, then, moved to Washington D.C. where he worked at the Republican National Committee. While in Washington, he received a sponsored Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study in England and received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Leeds University Business School in 2005. He then returned to complete his work in the Bush Administration. After this, he and his wife, Lindsay, spent two months serving as humanitarian consultants on an energy project in Tajikistan. For the past 8 ½ years, JB has worked at The Heritage Foundation, managing a development team that covered all states west of the Mississippi River. In 2017, he co-authored a fundraising book dedicated to his late mentor, John Von Kannon, called The 10 Laws of Fundraising. In January of 2018, JB joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation team as the Chief Development Officer. He and his wife, Lindsay, have three children: Audrey, Ben, and Sam. They proudly live in Fort Worth, Texas.