Who We Are

Our Team

Meet the Friedman Foundation team


Each staff member’s biography includes bonus facts about our past schooling experiences and what inspired us to join the school choice movement.

Board Members

  • Dr. Patrick Byrne, Chairman

    CEO, Overstock.com
  • Janet F. Martel, Vice Chairperson

  • Lawrence A. O’Conner, Jr., Treasurer

  • J. Scott Enright, Secretary

    Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Emmis Communications Corp.
  • Robert C. Enlow

    President and CEO, Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice
  • Charles H. Brunie

  • Dr. David D. Friedman

    Professor, Santa Clara University
  • William J. Hume

    Chairman of the Board, Basic American, Inc.
  • Fred Klipsch

    Chairman, Hoosiers for Quality Education
  • Fred Reams

    Reams Asset Management
  • Virginia Walden Ford

    Education Activist
  • Dr. Michael Walker

    President, The Fraser Institute Foundation

Founding Directors

  • Milton Friedman

    Nobel Laureate
  • Rose D. Friedman

    Noted Economist
  • Gordon St. Angelo

    President Emeritus, Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice
  • Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr.

    Former Governor, Indiana
  • John Mutz

    Former Lieutenant Governor, Indiana
  • J. Patrick Rooney

    Founder, Educational CHOICE Charitable Trust