John Heubusch joined the board in October 2018 and is the Executive Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, the sole nonprofit organization founded by President Reagan to preserve and promote his legacy. Prior to his role as Executive Director, John served as the COO of Avalon Capital Group, Inc., a wholly owned private investment company with over $1 billion in assets and diverse interests in technology, energy, finance and entertainment. Before joining Avalon, John was the Chief Administrative Officer of Gateway, Inc., the Fortune 500 computer icon. Previous to his work with Gateway, John was the Executive Director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) during the 1995-1996 election cycle. Under John’s leadership, two more seats were added to the Republican column in the Senate, bringing the number to 55. Prior to his appointment to the NRSC, he served Elizabeth Dole as the Vice President of Communications for the American Red Cross, as well as her Chief of Staff when she was Secretary of Labor from 1989 to 1991. John also worked on Capitol Hill and was on the staff of Representative Denny Smith (R-OR) from 1981-1988.