In late August, Michael Mastrianna joined Young America’s Foundation as associate director of YAF’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise. In this role, Michael works to educate and inspire students to embrace free market policies and solutions through impactful conferences, lectures, and educational content.

A Connecticut native, Michael attended Eastern Connecticut State University and graduated in 2016. During his time at Eastern, Michael was the president and co-founder of his school’s Young Americans for Liberty and CR chapters.

He participated in the Koch Internship Program at the Charles Koch Institute following graduation and interned for Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-04) in his Capitol Hill office.

Michael also served as a Leadership Institute Field Representative in the Texas and Oklahoma region, assisting conservative and libertarian college students in starting and maintaining effective clubs on campus, as well as hosting speakers and events. Most recently, Michael worked as a marketing & communications associate and assistant to the president, CEO, and COO at Atlas Network.