Anthony Gad is the Director of Research at SiX. In this role, Anthony manages program activities related to research and technical assistance for state legislators, creation of legislative and policy publications, analysis and curation of bill tracking data, and development of online legislative research tools. Prior to the launch of SiX, Anthony was the assistant director for research and legislative drafting services at the American Legislative and Issue Campaign Exchange (ALICE) and led efforts to develop an online library of model and exemplary laws. In this role, Anthony managed ALICE’s legislative drafting program, working with national advocates, academics, and former drafting attorneys to develop cutting edge, progressive model legislation. Anthony has also worked as the policy director for the Center for State Innovation (CSI), which acted as a conduit of progressive policy ideas between policy experts and governors’ offices around the country. At CSI, he organized policy academies for governors’ policy directors, state agency officials, and other state executive offices. Anthony previously worked as a legislative analyst for the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB). At the LRB, Anthony authored public policy briefs on a variety of issues and provided customized research to legislative offices. Prior to graduate school, Anthony served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Romania, working on NGO and community economic development projects. He received a BA from Boston University and MPP from Georgetown University.