Lt. Col. Allen West,
President and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis, Dallas, Texas
Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in the same neighborhood where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once preached. He is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family.
West holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and two Masters, one from
Kansas State University and another from the US Army Command and General Staff Officers College.
During his twenty-two year Army career he commanded troops and deployed to several combat zones. He was elected to Congress in 2010, representing the 22nd district of Florida for one term.
He is a Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, a Fox News Contributor, author of Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Family, Faith and Freedom. Since 2015, he has been the Chief Executive Officer of the National Center for Policy Analysis, and lives with his family in Dallas.