- Director of legislative affairs for President Donald Trump
- Chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence
- Chief of staff for Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison
- President, Freedom Partners
- Expertise on Congress, legislative affairs, conservatism
Areas Of Expertise
- Domestic Affairs
- The Presidency
Marc Short, Practitioner Senior Fellow, served as White House director of legislative and intergovernmental affairs and assistant to President Donald J. Trump until July, 2018.
Short previously served as chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence. His other public service included roles as a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security; chief of staff for Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison; and an aide to then-Congressman Mike Pence, who named him chief of staff for the House Republican Conference in 2009. Short has also worked for McGuire Woods Consulting and for Freedom Partners, a nonprofit, Koch-funded 501(c)(6) chamber of commerce located in Arlington, Virginia. He served as the organization's president from 2011 to 2016.
Short, who was born in Virginia, graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1992 and earned an MBA at UVA’s Darden School of Business.