About the Author
AJ first joined Atlas Network in 2016. He attended the University of Miami (FL) with a semester abroad at Charles University in Prague and where he graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in history and political science. In his role as associate director of marketing and communications, he helps to craft and facilitate Atlas Network's content strategy across email, web, print, video, and social media platforms. He is managing Atlas Network’s photojournalism and film project for its Doing Development Differently initiative, which features real stories of individuals who are the downstream beneficiaries of free-market reforms successfully championed by Atlas Network’s most effective partners in Latin America, Asia, and Europe. He is a graduate of three professional development programs with the Charles Koch Institute and a recipient of the Illinois State Society Scholarship for his time working for Congressman Randy Hultgren (IL-14). Originally from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, he currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.