Living the dream with author and co-founder of Fight For A Better America Bill Kuhn

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Summary: <p>Bill Kuhn is the co-founder of Fight for a Better America, an organization that invests in key battleground districts and states throughout the US, with the goal of either flipping them blue or maintaining a Democratic incumbent.</p><p>Through his travels with the organization, he has made hundreds of contacts with folks in local civic and Democratic clubs throughout the country―primarily in California, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, and New Jersey―and organized hundreds of volunteers on the ground. He’s had thousands of conversations with voters and prospective volunteers about the issues that affect them most.</p><p>A New York City native, Bill Kuhn grew up in a political household. His mother was a key fundraiser for the Democratic Party, most notably for Walter Mondale during his 1984 presidential run against Ronald Reagan. His stepfather served as a lawyer on the judiciary committee during President Nixon’s impeachment, and as a White House counsel to President Clinton. Politics and the Washington experience were the air he breathed during his formative years.</p><p>Bill graduated from Georgetown University with a BS in finance and holds graduate degrees from Columbia University (MBA) and Hunter College (MEd). He began his career in investment banking and capital markets (Citi, Collins Stewart, and Bank Otrikitie in Moscow), but ultimately came to the realization that his interests were better aligned with education and policy. He became a dean and teacher of mathematics and economics at a high school while pursuing special-education research at Hunter.</p><p>The transition has spurred a new outlook on life for Bill, and he has developed a passion for improving education and addressing inequality in our country.</p><p>Bill lives in New York City with his wife. Bill Kuhn’s blend of passion, knowledge and enthusiasm makes for engaging and high-energy interviews. An accomplished public speaker, educator and podcast host, he delivers memorable conversations with actionable insights and memorable commentary.</p><p></p>