The team at AAF is led by Tom Jones and Matt Buckham. Jones previously served as Legislative Director to Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), Senior Policy Advisor to former Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), and President of the 339 Group and the Cannon Research Group, where he conducted research for Fortune 500 companies and political campaigns ranging from presidential to local races. Buckham previously served as a legislative aide to former Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), Senior Advisor to the House Freedom Caucus, and in various positions with conservative non-profit organizations. Most recently, he served Donald J. Trump through January 20, 2021 as Special Assistant to the President in the Presidential Personnel Office, where he identified bold conservative leaders for posts throughout the administration.