Join Rich Valdes, “Your liberty-loving Latino amigo,” “The voice of Hispanic conservatives,” as he takes over for the legendary Jim Bohannon. Previously, Valdes was staffer in Governor Chris Christie’s administration and Director of Operations at Project Veritas, Valdes is a proud American of Puerto Rican heritage, a Gen-Xer, born in Brooklyn, NY, and spent his teen years in Hudson County, NJ. At 16 years old, while still in High School, Valdes turned a hair cutting hobby in his dad’s apartment into an actual barbershop business. Valdes is a co-founder of a charter school and served as a school board member.