Timothy Doescher (pronounced Desher) is the associate director of Coalition Relations at The Heritage Foundation, tasked with maintaining relationships and promoting Heritage policy surrounding tax, energy, agriculture, budget, and economics in general. Prior to this, Doescher spent two years as a research associate in Heritage's Project for Economic Growth, supporting the work of economist Stephen Moore, and writing frequently on various economic issues.
Before joining Heritage, Doescher served as a representative to Lt. Governor Mary Taylor in the State of Ohio, focusing on regulatory reform for business, and speaking to several groups around Ohio. During the George W. Bush presidency, Doescher was an appointed member of the White House staff, serving as editor of Presidential Correspondence.
He has worked on two presidential campaigns including Gov. Mitt Romney and Sen. Rick Santorum, worked on legal reform issues at Lawyers for Civil Justice, and served as a law clerk focusing on immigration and corporate law.
Doescher has been published in Investor’s Business Daily, The Washington Times, The O.C. Register, The Daily Signal, and has also appeared on national radio and TV programs.
Born in Detroit, MI and raised in the surrounding suburbs, Doescher earned a B.S. in political science and journalism from Central Michigan University, and earned his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy.