Chairman of U.S. Term Limits, Mr. Howard Rich
Howard Rich founded U.S. Term Limits in 1991 and currently serves as Chairman. Under his leadership, USTL played a key role in enacting term limits on 15 state legislatures as well as enacting and protecting term limits in municipalities and counties all around the country. He resides in Philadelphia, PA.
President, Mr. Philip Blumel
Philip Blumel is a two-time graduate at the University of Florida with a BA in Journalism and his MA in economics. Phil is a certified financial planner with Raymond James, a diversified financial services holding company primarily engaged with investing. Phil has served on the Palm Beach County Soil & Conservation Board and currently resides in South Florida with his wife and 2 children.
Mr. Travis Anderson
Mr. Anderson was born in San Francisco 1955, and received his BA at Yale in 1977. He is the CEO and managing partner at R. Gilder & Co. (now Gilder, Gagnon, Howe & Co., LLC), a money management firm and broker-dealer based in New York City.
Mr. Paul Jacob
A longtime political activist, organizer and leader, Paul has fought tooth & nail for term limits and direct democracy. Paul has led more than 100 initiative and ballot access campaigns around the country. He hosts a radio show that is aired daily to over 150 radio stations throughout the country. Paul has served on the Libertarian Party National Committee, the Board of Directors at the Center for Independent Thought, and as President at the Citizens in Charge Foundation. Paul resides in Virginia with his wife and 3 kids.
Mr. Joseph Stilwell
Mr. Stilwell lives and works in New York, New York where he has managed a group of private investment partnerships since 1993.
Mr. Paul Farago
Paul Farago resides in Asheville, North Carolina, where he is a licensed acupuncturist. Mr. Farago was very active in the national and state legislative term limits campaigns in the 1990s and when he resided in Oregon, served as Chief Petitioner on state and local term limits ballot measures.
Mr. Tim Jacob
Tim Jacob is an activist, painter and businessman who resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. A graduate of Hendrix College in ’78, Jacob is now the Vice President of Modern Image Systems, a company that sells and services digital and laser printing devices. Jacob is also the Chairman of Arkansas Term Limits, a group that enacted term limits in Arkansas in 1992 and fought to defend them in 2004, 2014 and now again in 2018.
Mr. Marshall Stocker
Marshall L. Stocker, PhD, is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, co-director of emerging markets and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s emerging markets team where he leads a team focused on analyzing country-level political-economic policies. Marshall earned a B.S. and an MBA from Cornell University, where he was a Park Leadership Fellow, and a Ph.D. in economics from Universidad Francisco Marroquin. In 2017, he became a member of the Mont Pelerin Society based on his scholarly publications. In 2005, he successfully helped defeat a New York state ballot proposal introduced by now-convicted felons Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno.
Mr. Bob Gelfond
Bob Gelfond is the CEO/founder of MQS, a quantitative hedge fund. He has over 30 years experience as a quantitative strategy developer, portfolio manager, investor, and senior hedge fund executive at some of the most prominent hedge fund firms in the industry.
Prior to founding MQS, Bob founded and became CEO of MagiQ Technologies, a pioneer in converting quantum information processing opportunities into real-world implementations. Under Bob’s leadership, MagiQ has successfully developed and marketed the world’s first mathematically proven unbreakable computer encryption code based upon quantum physics. Bob holds a patent in the field of quantum cryptography. In 2004, MagiQ was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum (Davos), awarded the SA50 “Business Leader” in computing by Scientific American, and named one of the “Top Ten Tech Companies to Watch for the Next 10 Years” by IEEE Spectrum. He graduated from the University of Virginia with degrees in Mathematics and Economics in 1981.