Deanna Ballard

Deanna Ballard is the director of public policy for Samaritan’s Purse and a North Carolina Senator representing North Carolina’s 45th district in the General Assembly. She previously served former First Lady Laura Bush, former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, and former Education Secretary Rod Paige. An advisory board member for SHE PAC and Project GOPINK!, Ballard graduated from Belmont University with a BA in hospitality business.