Louis Focht joined FAIR in March 2021 as the Advancement Department's philanthropic advisor, where he is responsible for stewarding and assisting individual members, major stakeholders, and private foundations. Before joining FAIR, Louis served as a Regional Director for the RNC in Pennsylvania, overseeing campaign initiatives, grassroots organizing, and event planning. He also previously served as a district aide to a member of Congress from Tennessee.
Louis holds a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Foreign Languages from the University of Memphis and speaks fluent German and intermediate Arabic. Having graduated from the Emerging Leaders program, he is passionate about foreign policy, languages, domestic politics, and current events – including efforts to lead real immigration reform.