David A. Ditch, a budget and transportation associate at the Heritage Foundation, focuses on federal spending and fiscal policy. He is a research associate in the Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget. He has appeared on local radio stations across the country, and his work also been featured on FoxBusiness.com, the Los Angeles Times, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and many other publications.
Prior to joining Heritage, David was a Budget Analyst for the Senate Budget Committee where he oversaw appropriations and agriculture. He has also worked for the Senate Small Business Committee, Rep. Todd Young, Rep. Mark Sanford, and Rep. Raul Labrador.
He serves as the secretary and treasurer of Liberty Toastmasters, a public speaking group dedicated to promoting liberty through the development of communication skills.
David received his MA in political management from George Washington University in Washington, DC, and also holds a BA in economics and political science from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. Originally from Bloomfield, NY, he currently resides in Arlington, VA.