Alan Philp, President
Alan Philp is President of Patriot Pathways, LLC, a Colorado-based public affairs and political consulting firm.
Philp is a seasoned political and public affairs operative with 20 years of experience running candidate and issue campaigns in 18 states, and specializes in project management and tactical implementation.
A former Policy Director to Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Deputy Chief of Staff to Colorado Governor Bill Owens, Philp is well versed in state and federal policy and oversees much of CAP’s policy-oriented efforts.
During the 2010 election cycle, Philp served as Regional Political Director for the Republican National Committee, overseeing a nine-state region in the Southwest United States, North Dakota and Alaska.
In 2007-08, he served as Regional Political Director for the Romney for President primary campaign, overseeing a 10-state region that included Florida and several states in which Romney was victorious, including Colorado, North Dakota and Alaska. His experience with the RNC and the Romney campaigns equips him with a wealth of political and professional contacts in nearly 20 states.
Philp previously served as Executive Director of the Colorado Republican Party; ran one of the first large 527 political efforts in the post-McCain-Feingold era; served as Research Director for Republican media firm The Murphy-Pintak-Gautier-Hudome Agency; and served as Research Director for Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform.
A native of San Jose, California, Philp received his Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of California, Davis, and earned a Master’s in Political Science from The American University in Washington, D.C.