Lawson Bader is president and CEO of DonorsTrust and Donors Capital Fund. Previously, he served as president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a research and outreach organization. Before joining CEI, Mr. Bader spent 16 years as vice president of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He serves on the boards of the Atlas Network and State Policy Network. He is a member of the Forbes Nonprofit Council and a Kiplinger contributor. Mr. Bader earned a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.