John Tillman, Illinois Policy Institute

February 17, 2011 4:23:56 AM PST
John Tillman, CEO of the Illinois Policy Institute, talks about Illinois politics.

A successful entrepreneur, John has built and led organizations in the arenas of political activism, retailing, e-commerce, and internet access. His years of experience in the business world have given him firsthand knowledge of the power of free markets and the importance of accountable government.

John previously served as president and COO of the Sam Adams Alliance and Foundation during their start-up phase. Prior to his time with Sam Adams, he served as president and director of Americans for Limited Government, where he helped ALG grow from a single, part-time employee in May of 2004 to a staff of approximately 25 that had a significant impact on political activity in 13 states in 2006. An experienced speaker on the principles of liberty and the role of government in our society, John has appeared in media outlets ranging from Fox News to National Public Radio, and is a regular guest on top Chicago radio shows.