Richard Miniter - Chief Executive Officer
Richard Miniter is an award-winning investigative journalist and best-selling author. He writes the “national security” column on Forbes.com. He was editorial page writer for The Wall Street Journal Europe and was a member of the famed investigative team of the Sunday Times of London. As vice president of The Washington Times, Miniter turned around an ailing division and managed a team of 17 journalists.
He is the author of Losing bin Laden, Shadow War, Mastermind andLeading From Behind. Miniter has been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Atlantic Monthly, Newsweek, Forbes, New Republic, National Review and others.
He appears regularly on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and hundreds of radio programs every year.
Alex Cortes - Director of Strategic Partnerships
Alex most recently was the Executive Director of the non-profit Let Freedom Ring. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in politics. He has a broad network of non-profit contacts and joins AMI to provide strategic direction in fundraising and forging research partnerships with innovative organizations.
William Schulz - Managing Editor
For almost 40 years, Schulz served as a senior editor for Reader's Digest, the world's largest circulation English-language magazine. As Washington bureau chief and later executive editor, he assigned and edited thousands of carefully-crafted narratives, more than any other editor in Reader's Digest history. He has an extensive Rolodex of leading writers and a broad network of contacts among print, radio, and television editors. The key to the Reader's Digest extraordinary growth was hard-hitting, fact-checked investigative stories. He brings back old-fashioned journalistic values to an industry that now lacks them.
John M. Shoreman – General Counsel
John M. Shoreman has practiced law in Washington, D.C., for more than twenty-five years. His media clients have included broadcasters, wireless carriers, publishers, agents, newspaper distributors and writers. In addition to contract disputes, much of Mr. Shoreman’s trial practice involves First Amendment issues. He is also experienced in the formation and legal structure of business organizations having represented several telecommunication companies from the start-up phase. Mr. Shoreman graduated from the Syracuse University College of Law in 1985. He was associated with the firm of Steptoe and Johnson in Washington, D.C. before establishing McFadden & Shoreman in 1995. He is admitted in New York, the District of Columbia and federal courts across the country.
Anastassiya Ravdugina – Executive Administrative Assistant
Anastassiya Ravdugina received a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the Institute of Management and Economics at Omsk State Transport University (OSTU) in Russia. She helps manage day-to-day operations of AMI, supporting management with research, information management support, preparing presentations, scheduling and handling correspondence