The American Legion
Matthew Shuman is the Director of the American Legion’s Legislative Division. In this role, Matt is the Lead advocate and lobbyist for the largest Veteran Service Organization in the Nation. Boasting a proud membership of 2.2 million members, Matt is responsible for the organization and coordination of all advocacy efforts before Congress, the White House, and federal agencies. Matt was recently promoted to this position in January of 2017 but represents a broad trend on Capitol Hill, which is that of Post 9/11 Veterans continuing to fill the senior legislative roles that were generally held by Vietnam Veterans in the last decade. Matt has also served in the office of Representative David Schweikert, the Republican National Committee, and is a graduate of Marymount University.