Billy Wimsatt

Billy Wimsatt is founder and Executive Director of the Movement Voter Project,  an organization that works to strengthen progressive power at all levels of government by helping donors – big and small – to support the best and most promising LOCAL community-based organizations in key states  – with a focus on youth and communities of color. BIlly has 20 years of experience in journalism (published in Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, etc), social entrepreneurship (co-founded several organizations including the League of Young Voters, Ready for Warren, Solidaire, and Rebuild the Dream), philanthropy (co-founded Solidaire and consults for individual donors and family foundations), and consulting (Obama Campaign,, Rock the Vote, Ohio Democratic Party, Green For All).