Heritage Action Staff

The Heritage Action team is passionate and dedicated to restoring conservative principles to America. The team is located in Washington, DC and across the country to ensure we can be the voice for reason and sound policy for the American people.

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Jessica Anderson
Executive Director

Jessica Anderson is the Executive Director of Heritage Action for America. Anderson has over a decade of policy and grassroots experience working at both the state and national levels as a presidential appointee, grassroots organizer, campaign advisor, and spokesperson.

As Executive Director, Anderson leads Heritage Action’s two million grassroots activists and 20,000 Sentinels to engage directly with their state and federal lawmakers advocating for public policy solutions, which put American families, businesses and interests first.

Previously, Anderson served as Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Strategic Initiatives for the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump Administration. She landed on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 List for Law and Policy and is a 2020 Buckley Award winner for conservative leadership.

Anderson is a frequent guest on FOX News, FOX Business, and Newsmax and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Real Clear Policy, The Hill, CNN and The American Spectator. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida and is a graduate of the Koch Associate Program. Anderson is also a founding Board Member of N2 America, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to reaching suburban women, and the founding President of Moms for Safe Neighborhoods, a multi-million dollar super PAC deployed for the 2020 Presidential election.

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Garrett Bess
Vice President

Garrett Bess is the Vice President of Heritage Action.

Bess is responsible for managing the government relations, communications, digital, and grassroots teams. He has served for nearly a decade on the Hill as a senior staff member to two members of Congress. He is a native of Tampa Bay, Florida.

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