Patrick M. Brenner: Founder, President

Patrick M. Brenner is the founder and president of the Southwest Public Policy Institute, a research institute dedicated to improving the quality of life in the American Southwest by formulating, promoting, and defending sound public policy solutions.

Prior to launching SPPI, Patrick worked in public relations and marketing at an Albuquerque, New Mexico firm. Patrick’s experience in public relations, advocacy for transparency, and a desperate longing for accountable government have primed him for leading the most aggressive accountability nonprofit in the American Southwest.

Patrick helps instill conservative principles in his generation through his activism. Patrick and his wife Christina live in Rio Rancho, New Mexico with their three children, Charlotte, Marie, and David. He is a pilot, avid cyclist, amateur historian, ballroom dancer, and former aquarist. The family enjoys frequent trips to the Albuquerque Aquarium and less-frequent visits to state and national historic sites.

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