Preston Cornish is director of policy development at Reason Foundation, where he leads research and policy implementation efforts.

Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Maryland, Cornish joined Reason Foundation as a development coordinator in March 2012. Since then, he has helped to launch the Business Advisory Council, led the creation of Reason's Consumer Freedom program, planned Reason in Cuba, and established the Savas Award for Public-Private Partnerships.

Prior to working at Reason, Preston spent five summers working at Goshen Scout Reservation in Goshen, Virginia, where he taught sailing, rowing, and waterskiing. He also taught CPR to thousands of Boy Scouts.

Cornish is a 2011 graduate of Furman University, where he was on the board of Conservative Students for a Better Tomorrow, a host of the thrice-weekly radio program on WPLS FM, a resident assistant, a volunteer reader with Ready for Reading, and a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Preston lives in Miami, Florida. His hobbies include golf and sailing.

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