Connor Boyack founded Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Boyack served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of Latter-day Liberty: A Gospel Approach to Government and Politics and Latter-day Responsibility: Choosing Liberty Through Personal Accountability, along with hundreds of columns and articles championing individual liberty. A California native and Brigham Young University graduate, Connor currently resides in Lehi, Utah, with his wife and two children.
Shiloh Logan is a happily married father of four. He graduated from Brigham Young University with dual majors in philosophy (emphasis on the philosophy of the Enlightenment) and geography (emphasis in global studies, ethnography, and socio-political affairs), and with a minor in political science. Shiloh is the President/CEO of Blackstone Legal Services, providing the legal community with research, translation, and private investigation. He gives weekly lectures on the principles of liberty and is a consistent contributor to many liberty-oriented publications, including his own blog, ShilohLogan.com.
Jeremy Lyman is a passionate defender of private property rights. For the past nine years he has held a real estate license in the State of Utah and has served on the board of directors for the Salt Lake Board of Realtors®, the Utah Association of Realtors®, and the National Association of Realtors®. He is currently the CFO for Blue Mountain Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital located in Blanding, Utah. He completed his education at Brigham Young University where he earned a BA and an MBA. Jeremy lives in Blanding, Utah with his wife and children.
Riley Risto received a B.A. from the University of Utah and an M.B.A. from Brigham Young University. In his work as a community banker and investor for the past 17 years Risto has helped hundreds of clients improve their businesses and personal finances. He is a long-time student and champion of Austrian (free market) economics. In his spare time he enjoys travel and outdoor adventure sports. Riley lives in the Heber Valley with his wife and six children. Visit his blog at ldsecon.blogspot.com.
Michael Jolley is a life-long resident of Utah, growing up in Fillmore and spending the last several years in Utah County. He earned a B.A. in Finance/Economics from Utah State University, graduating with honors in 2008. With experience on campaigns for federal office and previous involvement with the Utah Tenth Amendment Center, he is a committed proponent of limited government and constitutional restraint. Jolley owns a small business in Orem and resides in Lindon with his wife Jessica and their two children.