Fiscal Alliance Foundation Staff
Carl Copeland, Director of Strategy
Carl spent 24 years in corporate management, working his way from junior assistant to partner, yet assisting others in the political process has always been one of his greatest pleasures. A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, Carl feels that the success achieved to date can be replicated and expanded throughout the Commonwealth. As a post Political Director, he has assisted many that have considered a career in public service.
Prior to his role with the Fiscal Alliance Foundation, Carl was the chief of staff to Representative Kevin Kuros (R-Uxbridge) and Senator Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton).
Paul Gangi, Program Director
A seven year veteran staffer of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Paul joined the Fiscal Alliance Foundation as program director at the beginning of 2018. He brings with him extensive policy knowledge on issues of government reform, reduction in state spending, and the Massachusetts state budget.
A near-lifelong resident of North Andover, Paul is a 2010 graduate of Boston College with a double major in History and Secondary Education. In his spare time he enjoys volunteering on local political campaigns, where he has accumulated extensive experience working with fiscally responsible candidates across all levels of government.
Anne Bresnahan, Director of Philanthropy
Anne J. Bresnahan is an entrepreneur and well-known political and nonprofit fundraiser with expansive national and international experience.
Her international experience includes almost a decade living and working in Africa. She served as Country Director in South Africa and Nigeria for the International Republican Institute and conducted political campaign skills and executive-legislative relations training. In South Africa, she instituted the country’s first ever political debate in KwaZulu-Natal with representatives from 13 political parties. Her work was instrumental in strengthening communications between elected officials and administrators in the post-apartheid era. Since returning to Boston, Anne has consulted on multiple start-ups and flourishing nonprofits, guiding them through expansive growth and change and creating sustainable fundraising operations.
Anne has been recognized for her outstanding relationship management, resource development, strategic partnerships and innovation. Anne is a graduate of Northeastern University. In her free time, she enjoys playing golf and tennis, traveling and spending time with her family.
Haley Jones, Development Associate
Haley joined the Development Team at the Fiscal Alliance Foundation in April of 2020. She graduated from The George Washington University prior to beginning her career in politics. Haley recently worked on the Government Relations team at Bayer, where she operated at the intersection of public policy and business. There, she managed the employee advocacy program and focused on key stakeholder engagement in support of the successful Bayer-Monsanto acquisition.
Haley lives in Tewksbury and serves as Secretary and Public Relations Chair for the Tewksbury Republican Town Committee. In addition to staying involved with local politics, she enjoys baking and visiting family across New England.