Fueling the Movement
At Braver Angels, we have a few professionals helping the volunteers who run things.
The Grassroots Engine of Braver Angels
Field leaders include state coordinators, regional leads, and alliance co-chairs. They guide and organize volunteers on the ground and recruit new alliance members, with a focus on working towards a Red-Blue balance.
Braver Angels National Team
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
MODERATOR TRAINING COORDINATOR
CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT
ORGANIZER CALL COORDINATOR (BLUE)
CO-DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF FIELD OPERATIONS
DIRECTOR OF BRAVER POLITICS
SENIOR FELLOW FOR PUBLIC PRACTICE
Mónica Guzmán is a bridge builder, journalist, and author of “I Never Thought of it That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times”. She was a 2019 fellow at the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, and a 2016 fellow at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. Moni is the inaugural McGurn Fellow at the University of Florida, working with researchers at the UF College of Journalism and Communications and beyond to better understand ways to employ techniques described in her book to boost understanding. A Mexican immigrant, Latina, and dual US/Mexico citizen, she lives in Seattle with her husband and two kids, and is the proud liberal daughter of conservative parents.
EVALUATION TEAM COORDINATOR
WORKSHOP DELIVERY MANAGER
ORGANIZER CALL COORDINATOR (RED)
CO-FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR OF
WE THE PEOPLE'S PROJECT
Stan Levine leads the DEV Team that ensures that all of our workshops are properly developed and maintained. He is also a member of the National Tech Team, the Training Team, the Help Desk Team, and the Event Development & Delivery Team. Stan spent over 30 years working for the Department of Defense as a member of the Senior Executive Service. He grew up in New Jersey, spent 12 years in the Pentagon, and now lives with his wife in North Carolina.
Luke Nathan Phillips
PUBLIUS FELLOW FOR
OFFICE OF FIELD OPERATIONS
DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PROJECTS,
OFFICE OF FIELD OPERATIONS
With training in computer science, Rachel Weinstein has had extensive professional experience in fundraising, technology, and organizational growth. She’s held senior positions at several non-profits and founded three companies.
Molly holds a B.A. from Grove City College where she studied English and Economics. Upon graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C. to do The Falls Church Fellows, a nine-month leadership development program focused on the integration of faith and work. She has held fundraising roles at multiple nonprofits, including The Trinity Forum, The Human Trafficking Institute and The Philanthropy Roundtable. Molly is also an avid writer, and her work has been published in a number of places, including The New York Times. She currently lives in Washington, D.C.
John Wood, Jr.
Board of Directors
DEAN OF ARTS AND SCIENCES AND PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, UNION UNIVERSITY
PRESIDENT, BRAVER ANGELS
Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership; Stern School of Business, New York University
Partner, Roberts and Holland, LLP
Glenn T. Stanton
Director of Global Family Formation Studies
Focus on the Family
Thomas K. Sylvester
General Counsel, Hedera; Chairman,
Braver Angels Board of Directors