CJ Szafir serves as CEO of the Institute for Reforming Government.
Prior to joining IRG, CJ spent over seven years at WILL, where he oversaw efforts to advance school choice, limited government, and healthcare reform and – in addition to regular appearances on talk radio – had his work featured regularly in the Wall Street Journal, The Hill, Washington Examiner, and countless other national and local news outlets and publications.
Before WILL, he was a policy advisor to State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald in the Wisconsin Legislature. He has a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and law degree from Marquette Law School. He received a BA in Political Science from Michigan State University. CJ is the vice president for the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society and on the Board of Directors for HOPE Christian Schools. He and his family live in Wauwatosa.