As IAVA’s Field Director, Al is responsible for the planning and successful execution of a comprehensive outreach and recruitment strategy, crafting a member engagement pathway that welcomes and encourages a growing community, and creates opportunities for increasing levels of engagement and responsibility for our members and supporters. Prior to IAVA, Al managed several successful political campaigns across the country using revolutionary field tactics and cutting-edge technologies. He has also consulted for a number of national environmental, technology, and consumer-interest advocacy organizations in building movements and bridging the online-offline divide. Al has been deeply rooted to the veteran community since his days growing up in the shadow of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. He is currently a board member for the New Leaders Council, a graduate of Tulane University, and a proud father.