- Mercatus Center Visiting Fellow
Bob Williams is a visiting fellow with the Mercatus Center State and Local Policy Project. He is also the Founder and Senior Fellow of the Evergreen Freedom Foundation, a public policy organization in Olympia, Washington as well as the editor of the website, State Budget Solutions. He is known as a national expert in the areas of fiscal and tax policies, election reform and disaster preparedness. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Bob worked as a GAO auditor of the Pentagon and Post Office before moving to Washington state where he served five terms in the Washington state legislature and was the 1988 Republican nominee for governor.