Jeff Deist is president of the Mises Institute, where he serves as a writer, a public speaker, and a dedicated activist for free markets and a more libertarian society.
He previously worked as a longtime advisor and chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul, for whom he wrote hundreds of articles and speeches. In his years with Dr. Paul, he worked with countless grassroots activists and organizations dedicated to reducing the size and scope of government.
Jeff also worked for many years as a practicing attorney, representing high net worth individuals, partnerships, and corporations in a wide variety of tax matters. His tax career includes stints at two Big 4 accounting firms, specializing in tax issues arising from mergers and acquisitions for private equity firms.