Meet the Team

Our Leadership

Matt Schlapp Acu

Matt Schlapp


Matt Schlapp is the Chairman of the American Conservative Union (ACU), the nation’s original grassroots conservative organization. During his 7-year tenure as chairman, ACU has expanded its reach exponentially and launched critical initiatives in criminal justice reform, election integrity, and state legislative ratings for all 8,000 elected legislators in America. ACU also hosts dozens of additional events, including battleground state CPACs and international CPACs in Japan, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil, with dozens of other countries joining the CPAC movement. ACU’s national CPAC event, the largest of its kind, has generated billions of Twitter impressions and is livestreamed on various platforms to millions of viewers around the world.

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Dan Schneider Acu

Dan Schneider

Executive Director

Dan Schneider has been Executive Director of The American Conservative Union (ACU) for nearly five years. He is passionate about conservatism which he defines as “the political philosophy that sovereignty resides in the person.” He also believes deeply in the unique American experiment which daily tests the proposition whether people can govern themselves.

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Located in Alexandria and growing.

Thanks for your interest in joining our team! We are looking for people who are passionate about spreading the message of hope and prosperity conservatism offers. Please check out the job openings below and send us your resume if you want to help us accomplish our mission. We look forward to hearing from you.