S1, Episode 5 – Lisa Nelson & Tracie Sharp
Lisa Nelson is the CEO of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a membership-based organization for legislators and companies dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets, and federalism. Since 2014, she’s led her team to new levels of success in states across the country. Today, ALEC is the largest, nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators in the country.
Tracie Sharp is the President and CEO of the State Policy Network (SPN), a peer network community of independent, nonpartisan organizations that promote freedom and free enterprise across the country. Under her leadership, SPN has grown from 36 affiliated think tanks in 34 states in 1999 to over 150 in 50 states today. Since 1992, SPN has worked to train leaders and catalyze a thriving, durable freedom movement in every state.