Mr. Barden works closely with the Vice President of Operations to manage planning, organization, and implementation of ACTA's administrative systems. He received a B.A. in Classical Liberal Arts from Patrick Henry College in 2014 and completed academic residency at the John Jay Institute in May 2016. Prior to joining ACTA, he worked as a college admissions counselor and as education coordinator for a political nonprofit. He enjoys skiing, indie music, and teaching civics to high school students.