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Vanessa Simon- Founder/President

Vanessa Simon is the Founder and President of Gotham Rising, a Conservative training academy. She is also Founder and CEO of America: Left, Right, and Center. Vanessa is a Human Resources Business Partner by profession and a political operative by passion. She is a former New York City Council candidate, currently sits on the Board of Governors at the Women’s National Republican Club, and also volunteers as a lector at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan, NY. Vanessa's mission is to drive education around local politics, increase engagement amongst Millennials & Gen Z, and to define what it means to be a New York Republican. 

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