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Keynote Speaker

Dan Mitchell is Chairman of the Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a pro-market public policy organization he founded in 2000. His major research interests include tax reform, international tax competition, the economic burden of government spending, and other fiscal policy issues. Having also worked at the Heritage Foundation and Cato Institute, he has decades of experience authoring papers, writing editorials, working with the public policy community, and presenting the free-market viewpoint to newspaper, television, and radio media. Dan has spoken to a wide variety of groups in dozens of cities and more than 50 foreign countries. He also serves on the editorial board of the Cayman Financial Review, and holds a Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.

Master of Ceremonies


Paul Best served as chair of the NH Liberty Alliance from 2014-2016. A native of NH, he has volunteered for many years for various political campaigns and other community organizations. Professionally, he works as an engineer, with B.S. degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, and an M.S. in Physics.