Rev. Ryan M. Eller holds a B.S. in Political Science from Appalachian State University, a Masters Degree in Divinity from Wake Forest University, and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Penn State University. Prior to joining Define American, he was the U.S. Campaigns Director at Change.org. For four years prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Communities Helping All Neighbors Gain Empowerment in North Carolina—the largest broad-based community organizing group in the southern United States (a 501c3). He has extensive experience in the campaign arena as well, having managed political campaigns at the local, state, and federal level. Eller is owner of Kentucky Public House, LLC and serves on the ministry council at Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, KY.