Brooke Leslie Rollins is the assistant to the president for strategic initiatives and director of the White House Office of American Innovation. She comes to the administration having served on President Donald J. Trump’s Economic Policy Council during the historic 2016 Presidential campaign. Ms. Rollins came to the administration after fifteen years as president and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, the largest free-market state-based think tank. At the foundation, she helmed pathbreaking initiatives on criminal justice reform, energy policy reform, fiscal reform, revival of the Tenth Amendment, and more. Before her fifteen years at the foundation, Ms. Rollins was a recognized leader in policy and public affairs in the Lone Star State. She served as Texas Governor Rick Perry’s first deputy general counsel and policy director. She was a litigator at Hughes & Luce. She graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law and, as an undergraduate, was elected the first female president of the student body at Texas A&M from 1994 to 1995.