Richard N. Lorenc

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Richard N. Lorenc is the Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). Founded in 1946, FEE inspires, educates, and connects future leaders with the economic, ethical, and legal principles of a free society. In this role, he supports FEE's business unit leaders, supervises program measurement, and participates in organizational strategy and business planning.

Lorenc serves on the board of directors of the Coalition to Reduce Spending, Inc., an advocacy group established to place meaningful controls on federal spending. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of Oberg Research, Inc., which evaluates non-profit organizations' educational outcomes.
A graduate of the Charles Koch Institute's Liberty@Work program and the Atlas Network's Leadership Academy, Lorenc's professional background includes service at the Illinois Policy Institute and Truth in Accounting, where he co-founded the interactive state fiscal database StateDataLab.org.

Lorenc has traveled to over 30 countries and has been published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and others on topics from constitutional government to gay rights to design. He is a graduate of Emory University and lives in Atlanta, where he plays the double bass in the Emory University Symphony Orchestra.

  • Work
    • Foundation for Economic Education
  • Education
    • Emory University