Ron Christie is an American government relations expert and Republican political strategist. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Deputy Assistant to Vice President Cheney and Special Assistant to President George W. Bush for Domestic Policy. He is the author of three books; a political columnist at The Daily Beast; and the founder and CEO of Christie Strategies, a communications and issue management firm. Mr. Christie was previously a senior advisor to both the White House and the Congress. In 2011 he served as s Resident Fellow at the Institute of Politics within the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Christie received his B.A. from Haverford College in 1991 and his J.D. from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1998.