Our Mission

To restore an economic consensus that emphasizes the importance of family, community, and industry to the nation’s liberty and prosperity—

REORIENTING POLITICAL FOCUS from growth for its own sake to widely shared economic development that sustains vital social institutions.

SETTING A COURSE for a country in which families can achieve self-sufficiency, contribute productively to their communities, and prepare the next generation for the same.

HELPING POLICYMAKERS NAVIGATE the limitations that markets and government each face in promoting the general welfare and the nation’s security.


2020 Annual Report

Our Team

American Compass is led by a team with years of experience in some of America’s preeminent conservative institutions and across the fields of business, law, and public policy.

Oren Cass


Executive Director

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Wells King


Research Director

Wesley Hodges


Coalition Director

Abigail Salvatore


Communications Director


American Compass is seeking to hire an operations manager, who will support all aspects of our rapidly growing operations including accounting, communications, event planning and execution, facilities and inventory management, fundraising, human resources, and regulatory compliance. The position is based out AC’s office in Washington D.C. but may afford flexibility for working remotely or from home as well. A full-time position is preferred but part-time arrangements may also be possible. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a full benefits package.

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Send inquiries and applications to: hiring@americancompass.org

No other positions are available at this time.

Contact Us

We welcome all inquiries and suggestions and a member of our team will try to respond to you as soon as possible.


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300 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003

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