Chip Roy serves as the Director of the Center for the Tenth Amendment Action at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
He has served in a number of key leadership positions for Texas elected officials, including most recently serving as the First Assistant Attorney General of Texas. Prior to that, he served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and as a senior advisor to Texas Governor Rick Perry – including as director of State-Federal Relations for the State of Texas. He is also a past Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Texas and formerly served Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) as staff director of his leadership office and senior counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee. In addition, he spent nearly 3 years as an investment banking analyst with NationsBanc Capital Markets. He received a B.S. in Commerce and an M.S. in Management Information Systems from the University of Virginia as well as a J.D. from the University of Texas. He is married to Carrah Roy, and has two children, Charlie (7) and Virginia (5). He is a member of Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin, Texas.