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David Hoyt

Contact David Hoyt 312-377-4000

David Hoyt is the Executive Director of Development at The Heartland Institute.

Hoyt oversees Heartland’s fundraising department and enjoys connecting the philanthropic interests of the organization’s supporters with the team’s impactful work to expand freedom in America.

Prior to Heartland in 2019, David  led development departments at Young Americans for Liberty, America’s Future Foundation, and others, as well as working as a fundraising consultant for 501c3 and 501c4 organizations and members of congress.

He lives in Jacksonville Beach, Florida with his wife, two wonderful daughters, and ill-mannered dog. He and his wife also serve together on the founding board of Cornerstone Classical Academy, a new charter school in Jacksonville, Florida, affiliated with the Barney Charter School Initiative of Hillsdale College.

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