Maxmillian Angerholzer III

Chair, Programs Committee

Mr. Angerholzer serves as President & CEO of the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress (CSPC), a non-partisan policy organization established in 1965, which applies lessons of leadership and history to current domestic and international challenges and promotes cooperation between the White House, Congress, and the private sector.

Mr. Angerholzer is also Managing Director of the Richard Lounsbery Foundation, a New York philanthropic institution that awards grants primarily in science and technology policy, education, international relations, and security.  Additionally, he is Senior Adviser to District Equity, a multinational investment firm headquartered in Washington, and Adviser to Trinity Wall Street in New York. He has traveled extensively abroad, especially in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Mr. Angerholzer has served as Special Assistant to the Vice Chairman of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, and as Adviser to the CSIS Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA).  Previously, he was a United States Senate Doorkeeper and an intern for U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions.

Mr. Angerholzer holds a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in Political Science from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., and a Master of Arts from The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.  He is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., and serves on the Advisory Board of The Salvation Army of the National Capital Area.