Rob Schwarzwalder serves as Senior Vice President for the Family Research Council. He oversees the Communications and Media Relations, Policy and Church Ministries teams. He formerly served as Chief of Staff for two Members of Congress, a communications aide in both the House and Senate and as director of communications and senior writer at the National Association of Manufacturers. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed Rob to be senior speechwriter at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He graduated from Biola University and has an M.A. in Theology from Western Seminary (Portland, Oregon). He has also done graduate study in history at George Washington University and the University of Washington.