Authors on Stage - Chris DeRose

Chris DeRose is the author of Founding Rivals: Madison vs. Monroe, the Bill of Rights, and the Election that Saved a Nation, named by The Washington Post as one of the "Best Political Books of 2011." DeRose is an attorney and political strategist who, for the past fifteen years, has served in countless capacities during political campaigns in five different states. Recent highlights include serving as Director of Election Day Operations for the Governor of Virginia in his historic 2009 landslide victory, and as campaign manager for Congressman Sean Duffy.