“Live Free or Die isn't just a slogan on a license plate – it’s our way of life."
-- Matt Mowers
Matt Mowers is an entrepreneur, commentator, and former diplomat. He currently leads a non-profit and corporate advisory firm in addition to serving as an advisor to numerous start-ups.
Matt was the Republican nominee for U.S. Congress in New Hampshire’s First Congressional District in 2020, the results of which were one of the closest in the country. In September, he won his primary with nearly 60% of the vote and won every town in the district.
Previously, Matt served as a Senior White House Advisor at the State Department, where he advised the U.S. Secretary of State and was engaged on issues including North Korea, immigration reform, defeating ISIS, and ensuring religious freedom. Later he helped lead the $6 billion United States’ global HIV program (PEPFAR) which has saved over 15 million lives and led to 2.6 million babies being born HIV-free. In that role, he engaged world leaders, faith-based organizations and the private sector to enhance outcomes, while working to secure unanimous, bi-partisan support in Congress to re-authorize this life-saving program. Matt also spearheaded efforts to bring humanitarian assistance to the people suffering under the socialist regime in Venezuela.
Prior to Matt’s diplomatic experience, he served as a senior official on the historic Trump-Pence Presidential campaign and the subsequent transition team, capping a ten-year career of advising political leaders including Governor Chris Christie and helping lead the New Hampshire Republican Party as its Executive Director.