Bios

Lawrence B. Lindsey

Larry Lindsey is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Lindsey Group. He has held leading positions in government, academia, and business. Prior to forming The Lindsey Group, he held the position of Assistant to the President and Director of the National Economic Council at the White House and was the chief economic adviser to candidate George W. Bush during the 2000 Presidential campaign.

Dr. Lindsey also served as a Governor of the Federal Reserve System from 1991 to 1997, as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Economic Policy during the first Bush Administration, and as Senior Staff Economist for Tax Policy at the Council of Economic Advisers during President Reagan’s first term. Dr. Lindsey served five years on the Economics faculty of Harvard University and held the Arthur F. Burns Chair for Economic Research at the American Enterprise Institute. From 1997 until 2001 he was Managing Director of Economic Strategies, a global consulting firm.

Dr. Lindsey earned his A.B. Magna Cum Laude from Bowdoin College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He was awarded the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award by the National Tax Association and named the Citicorp Wriston Fellow for Economic Research at the Manhattan Institute. He is the author of numerous articles and four books: The Growth Experiment, Economic Puppet Masters and What a President Should Know…but Most Learn Too Late and Currency Wars.

Kevin Hassett, Vice President & Managing Director

Kevin Hassett is currently Vice President and Managing Director of The Lindsey Group, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution.  Kevin was senior advisor to President Trump and also the 29th Chairman of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers. He previously served as research director at the American Enterprise Institute, as a senior economist at the Federal Reserve, and as a faculty member at Columbia University. Hassett was a senior adviser on Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign, and prior to that served as John McCain’s chief economic adviser in the 2000 presidential primaries and an economic adviser to the campaigns of George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election and McCain in the presidential election of 2008.

Barry Jackson, Managing Director

Barry Jackson served as Chief of Staff for Speaker Boehner from 2010 to June 2012. Mr. Jackson served as Boehner’s first Chief of Staff from 1991 thru 2001, as well as Executive Director of the House Republican Conference during Boehner’s tenure as Chairman from 1995 until 1999.

Prior to his return to Mr. Boehner’s office, Mr. Jackson served from 2001 to 2009 in the White House of President George W. Bush, serving as the first director of the newly created Office of Strategic Initiatives and completing his service as Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs. In this role he managed the White House offices of Political Affairs, Public Liaison, Intergovernmental Affairs, and Strategic Initiatives.

Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Ohio, Mr. Jackson graduated from the University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Mr. Jackson currently serves as a Trustee of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; a director of the National Endowment for Democracy; a director of the Consortium of Catholic Academies; and a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the University of Iowa School of Journalism.