• Lauren Avey

    External Affairs Officer

    Lauren Avey is an External Affairs Officer with CEI.

  • Hans Bader

    Senior Attorney

    Hans Bader is a senior attorney at CEI. His prior casework has included suits involving the First Amendment, federalism, and civil rights issues.

  • Lawson Bader


    Lawson Bader is the president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. He is a veteran of the free-market movement and a seasoned policy organization executive. Bader came to CEI in January 2013, succeeding CEI's founder, Fred L. Smith, Jr.

  • John Berlau

    Senior Fellow

    John Berlau is a senior fellow at CEI. He specializes in the impact of public policy on entrepreneurship and the investing public.

  • Al Canata

    Director for External Affairs

    Al Canata is the Director of External Affairs at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

  • Gregory Conko

    Executive Director

    Gregory Conko is CEI's executive director. His policy research at CEI focuses on issues of food and pharmaceutical safety regulation, and on the general treatment of health risks in public policy.

  • Clyde Wayne Crews

    Vice President for Policy

    Wayne Crews is vice president for policy and director of technology studies at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. His work explores the impact of government regulation of free enterprise, antitrust and competition policy, safety and environmental issues, and information age concerns.

  • Annie Dwyer

    Senior Director of Communications

    Annie Dwyer is CEI's Senior Director of Communications.

  • Myron Ebell

    Director, Center for Energy and Environment

    Myron Ebell is director of energy and global warming policy at CEI and chairs the Cooler Heads Coalition.

  • Amanda France

    Producer, RealClear Radio Hour

    Amanda France is the Executive Assistant to the President and Producer of RealClear Radio Hour.

  • William Frezza

    Warren Brookes Journalism Fellow, Fellow in Technology and Entrepreneurship

    William Frezza is a policy fellow at CEI. He writes on a variety of topics, including regulatory reform, crony capitalism, tax policy, “green” government mandates, and ways to restore US economic leadership.

  • Christine Hall

    Director of Communications

    Christine Hall is Director of Communications at CEI.

  • Aloysius Hogan

    Senior Fellow

    Aloysius is a Senior Fellow specializing in labor and employment policy.

  • Christopher C. Horner

    Senior Fellow

    As an attorney, Horner has represented CEI, scientists, and Members of the U.S. Congress on matters of environmental policy in the federal courts including the Supreme Court. He is the author of two best-selling books on global warming policy.

  • Coley Jackson

    Vice President of External Affairs

    Coley Jackson is CEI's Vice President of External Affairs.

  • Caleb Johnson

    External Affairs Officer

    Caleb is an External Affairs Officer at CEI.

  • Sam Kazman

    General Counsel

    Sam Kazman is CEI’s general counsel and Director of the Center for Law and Litigation.

  • Trey Kovacs

    Policy Analyst

    Trey Kovacs is a Policy Analyst at CEI. He focuses on economic impacts of labor and finance policy. His research areas include public sector unions, labor policy reform, and employer rights.

  • Marlo Lewis, Jr.

    Senior Fellow

    Marlo Lewis writes on global warming, energy policy, and public policy issues. His interests include the science, economics, and politics of global warming policy and the moral basis of free enterprise.

  • Angela Logomasini

    Senior Fellow

    Ms. Logomasini conducts research and analysis on environmental regulatory issues, environmental risk and consumer freedom. She is co-editor of CEI’s Environmental Source.

  • Ryan Lynch

    Director of Web and IT

    Ryan Lynch manages CEI's Web and IT departments, maintaining and developing CEI's web properties, while doing the same for CEI's internal hardware and software needs.

  • Michelle Minton


    Michelle Minton is CEI’s Fellow specializing in consumer policy, FDA regulation of non-pharmaceuticals, alcohol regulation, food and beverage regulation, and internet gambling.

  • Iain Murray

    Vice President for Strategy

    Iain Murray is Vice President for Strategy at CEI. He is the author of several best-selling books on environmental policy and specializes in energy, environment, finance, trade, and science and technology policy.

  • Ivan Osorio

    Editorial Director

    Ivan Osorio’s is CEI's Editorial Director, as well as writing extensively on labor issues and the new economy.

  • Ryan Radia

    Associate Director of Technology Studies

    Ryan Radia focuses on adapting law and public policy to the unique challenges of the information age. His research areas include information privacy, intellectual property, electronic speech, competition policy, telecommunications, media regulation, and Internet freedom.

  • Ellen Ruppert

    External Affairs Associate

    Ellen Ruppert is CEI's External Affairs Associate.

  • Marc Scribner


    Marc Scribner is a Fellow focusing on public policy issues related to transportation, land use, and telecommunications.

  • Fred L. Smith, Jr.

    Founder and Director, Center for Advancing Capitalism

    Fred Smith combines intellectual and strategic analysis of complex policy issues ranging from the environment to corporate governance with an informative and entertaining presentation style. He speaks at universities and conferences worldwide.

  • Keara Vickers

    Web Communications Manager

    Keara Vickers is CEI's Web Communications Manager.

  • William Yeatman

    Senior Fellow

    William Yeatman is a Senior Fellow in Energy and Global Warming.

  • Ryan Young


    Ryan Young’s research focuses on the regulatory state at large, monetary policy and financial regulation.