Mitch Boersma is the Chief Operating Officer of the Catholic Information Center and co-founder of The Leonine Forum – a year-long program dedicated to giving young professionals in Washington a renewed understanding and love for the Social Teachings of the Church. Originally from Colorado, Mitch holds a Bachelors degree in Business from the University of Dallas and a Masters degree in Moral Theology and Ethics from the Catholic University of America. Prior to joining the CIC, Mitch held research positions at the American Enterprise Institute (Washington, DC) and worked as an independent writer and researcher on several book-length projects. In 2013, Mitch was named one of FOCUS’ (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) 30 under 30 young Catholics, and is a member of the their DC Advancement Advisory Council.  He is a member of Catholic Voices (2013), a Washington Fellow of the National Review Institute (2012), a Tertio Millenio Seminar Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center (2011), and a graduate of the Summer Seminar on Catholic Social Teaching from the Society of Catholic Social Scientists (2010). Mitch’s writing has appeared in Legatus Magazine, Verily Magazine, and National Review Online, and other religious and secular news outlets. He and his wife Rosie live in Arlington, VA.