Cary Cheshire serves as the President and CEO of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. He has worked on TFR’s premier product, the Fiscal Responsibility Index, for three sessions of the Texas Legislature. A sixth generation Texan, Cary currently resides in the greater Austin area and attends St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.
Tim Hardin serves as the Executive Director of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. A small businessman, pastor, and former staffer in the Texas House, Hardin comes to TFR after serving as chief of staff to State Rep. Jonathan Stickland for seven years. He resides in Fort Worth with his wife Luisa and five children, Elijah, Noah, Micah, Jeremiah, and Selah.
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Jonathan Stickland served four terms in the Texas House representing District 92. During his time in the Texas Legislature, Stickland was known as one as one of the most aggressive advocates for taxpayers and was consistently rated as one of the most conservative lawmakers in the Texas House. Stickland runs his own oil and gas consulting company and lives with his wife Krissy and their two daughters, Andie and Carlie, in Willow Park.
Matt Rinaldi served two terms in the Texas House representing District 115. While serving in the Texas House, Rinaldi led the fight to pass pro-taxpayer reforms and was consistently regarded as one of the most conservative lawmakers in the state. An attorney by trade, Rinaldi resides in Irving with his wife Corley and their son Rush.
Dr. Stuart Spitzer served one term in the Texas House representing District 4. A strong conservative, Spitzer earned top marks from various organizations during his time in the Texas Legislature. A general surgeon by trade, Spitzer resides in Kaufman with his wife Shari and their two children, Lily and Luke.
Cary Cheshire serves as the President and CEO of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility.