Andrew Langer is the President of the Institute for Liberty, an advocacy organization dedicated to fighting the petty tyrannies of government and protecting America’s right to be free. Mr. Langer came to IFL from the National Federation of Independent Business, where he headed that organization’s regulatory practice for six years.

He has testified before Congress nearly twenty times, and is routinely asked by foreign governments to consult on making improvements to their small business sectors.

For the last two years, Mr. Langer has been a leader in the Tea Party Movement. He has spoken at tea party events across the nation, and his organization was a national sponsor of the first 912DC March on Washington, Mr. Langer was a speaker at that event.

The son of an environmental scientist and an epidemiologist, Langer attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where he received a BA in International Relations. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration from Troy State University. Mr. Langer’s writings have appeared in both national and international publications. He frequently appears on talk radio programs throughout the country, and has appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and Al Jazeera. He is currently authoring a book entitled, “The War on Small Business”.