Michael Lucci is the President and publisher of 50economy.org. He also serves as a Senior Policy Advisor to the State Policy Network. He previously was the Vice President of State Projects for the Tax Foundation, based in Washington D.C. Prior to that he served as Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy. He began his policy career at Illinois Policy Institute, where he was a Vice President of Policy.
Michael grew up in the Steel Valley of Ohio and has lived across the Midwest for most of his life. He also lived abroad in Italy, Korea and Chile. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame’s Arts & Sciences Honors Program. He is married to his wife Jessie with whom he has a daughter, Nicole.