Ryan Anderson

Speaker Profile

Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson
Chief of Staff
Office of Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib
Ryan Anderson serves as Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib. Prior to joining the Congresswoman’s team as Finance Director of her 2018 campaign, he co-founded ACRE, a sustainable farm, in Detroit in 2012. Ryan also served on the Board of Directors of the Corktown Farmers’ Market from 2015-2017, co-authored the report “Crowdfunding for Small Farmers” for the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, and secured financing for ACRE as the inaugural project of Steward, the world’s first crowdfunding platform dedicated to sustainable agriculture. Before moving to Detroit, Ryan worked as a professional fundraiser and activist serving progressive causes in Washington D.C. He secured millions of dollars in funding for clients in the political and non-profit sectors and led national advocacy campaigns to advance progressive national security solutions as the Director of Operations for Win Without War and New Security Action.


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