Austin Jack | Vice President of External Relations

Austin Jack is one of the nation’s leading fundraisers for free-market, public policy organizations. He serves as Vice President of External Relations for the Illinois Policy Institute, where he leads all fundraising efforts.

Austin was chief development officer at the Goldwater Institute. There he helped nearly triple Goldwater’s budget in five years, launched planned giving and real estate giving programs, and advised other liberty-focused fundraising teams.

His passion for business and philanthropy can be heard on his podcast, “Brewing Business.” Episodes showcase young, liberty-minded professionals with diverse backgrounds and shared goals of finding success within emerging markets in the U.S.

In his role at the institute, Austin seeks to bring awareness and support to solving Illinois’ biggest policy issues. He is deeply committed to working with all investors to ensure the institute can operate as the strongest voice for taxpayers in the state.