Richard Stern is a senior policy analyst in the Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget at The Heritage Foundation, where he focuses on fiscal policy.
Prior to joining Heritage, Stern was a Congressional staffer for over seven years. During that time, he served as a policy staffer for the Republican Study Committee, where he was the staff lead for their Budget and Spending task force and spearheaded their work to create their FY 2020 and FY 2022 federal budgets.
He also served as Legislative Director for Representative Tom McClintock of California and was a Legislative Assistant for former Representative Steve King of Iowa.
Stern is a graduate of Emory University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.