Ashley Taylor is the Chairman for the Virginia Faith & Freedom Coalition and is also partner and practice group leader at Troutman Sanders, one of the world’s largest law firms. Ashley previously served as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on Civil Rights, appointed by President Bush from 2006-2010. Ashley was appointed by Governor McDonnell (VA) to serve as member to the Independent Bipartisan Advisory Commission on Redistricting. From 1998-2001, he served as Virginia’s Deputy Attorney General under Mark Earley. Ashley has served in the trenches for some of Virginia’s most conservative leaders. At Virginia Military Institute, Ashley learned “Service Above Self” and continues to live his life by it. He, his wife, and his children reside in Richmond, Virginia.