Rick Tyler is a conservative Political Analyst for the MSNBC Cable News Network. His firm, Foundry Strategies, specializes in helping political and corporate clients reach their leadership potential by honing their communications skills. Tyler served as spokesperson for Newt Gingrich and presidential candidate Ted Cruz.
As former lead trainer for GOPAC and current international and media trainer for the Leadership Institute, Tyler has prepared hundreds of candidates for the rigors of campaigning for public office. Rick has trained candidates in the United States and in countries around the world including Canada, Italy, Greece, Japan and Israel to lead successful campaigns for elected office.
Tyler has been invited to speak about his political and policy insights by many Conservative, non-partisan and professional associations, and state legislative caucuses. He has been a guest lecturer at the Institute for Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, the Robert J. Dole Institute for Politics at the University of Kansas and is currently a guest lecturer at the Global Center for Political Engagement at The George Washington University. He been heard on numerous national radio shows and has appeared hundreds of times on national television programs including NBC News; ABC News; CBS News; PBS; MSNBC; CNBC; the Fox News Channel; Fox Business Channel; CNN; HBO; CBN; Bloomberg News; BBC; CBC; RTE and Al Jazeera.
Tyler participated at The Common Good Forum & American Spirit Awards on May 10th, 2019. He spoke on “The Road to 2020: Leaders & Ideas” panel alongside former Senator Claire McCaskill, former Congressman Steve Israel, Matt Bennett, and Margaret Hoover moderated by Errol Louis.