Nico Rocco is the founder of Essential Liberties. He has associate’s degrees in journalism and business from Cumberland County College, NJ, and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. He has experience in public policy and has worked for numerous national and state-based think tanks such as Reason Foundation, Independent Institute and Grassroot Institute of Hawaii. He has been published in numerous media outlets such as The Daily Caller, Reason Foundation, Townhall.com, Foundation for Economic Education, Washington Examiner, Mises Wire and others. Nico currently works full time as an analyst for a tech company.