Lawson Bader is president and CEO of DonorsTrust and Donors Capital Fund. In addition to his foundation work, Mr. Bader has more than 20 years of experience leading free-market research and advocacy groups, including the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Previously, he held numerous positions at SRI International, the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, and Pierson, Semmes & Finley. Mr. Bader is a former weekly columnist for Human Events. He currently serves on the boards of the Atlas Network, State Policy Network, Oakseed Ministries International, and Solers. Mr. Bader earned a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College and master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.