Brittany Vessely is executive director of Catholic Education Partners, a national Catholic nonprofit that serves the Catholic community by advancing policy that empowers families and children to enjoy the benefits of a Catholic education. This is accomplished by increasing student financial access to Catholic schools via school choice programs. Prior to launching Catholic Education Partners, Ms. Vessely served as director of state policy for EdChoice (formerly Friedman Foundation). She also previously conducted domestic policy research at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. Ms. Vessely is an alumna of The John Jay Institute fellowship, Claremont Institute Publius fellowship, and is formerly a Heritage Foundation graduate fellow in welfare policy. She also serves as senior fellow at Sagamore Institute in Indianapolis, Fellow in Education Reform at Centennial Institute in Denver, American Enterprise Institute Values and Capitalism Ideas Council in Washington, D.C. and is a member of Alliance for Choice in Education Scholarships Catholic School Board. Ms. Vessely earned bachelor’s degree from Colorado Christian University.