Ryan Alexander Ryan Alexander


Ryan Alexander joined Taxpayers for Common Sense as president in 2006, after serving on the board for more than seven years. She testifies regularly in Congress on a wide range of topics relating to federal spending, subsidies, and fiscal policy, and her comments have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and on CNN, Fox News, CBS News, ABC News, and NPR, among other outlets.

Over the past two decades, Ryan has served as a litigating attorney, funder, small business owner, and nonprofit executive. Ryan co-founded Appalachian Mountain Advocates, which she continues to chair, and sits on the boards of directors of the Fund for Constitutional Government, Project on Government Oversight, and R Street Institute.

Ryan received a B.A. with honors from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, a law degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and was awarded a National Association for Public Interest Law Equal Justice Fellowship.

Download Alexander Bio .pdf 
Download Color Print Resolution Alexander .jpg
Download Black and White Print Resolution Alexander .jpg
Download Color Web Resolution Alexander .jpb
Download Black and White Web Resolution Alexander .jpg

Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

October 20, 2017

Farming for Cash Behind Closed Doors

At Taxpayers for Common Sense we work with everyone. Unless they don’t want to work with us, which is... Read More

Make a Gift


Got a Tip?

Tip Line