NCPA Board of Directors

Steve Ivy
Steve Ivy is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Center for Policy Analysis and CEO of Heritage Auctions. Heritage has offices in Dallas, New York and Beverly Hills. He has been collecting and studying rare coins since he was a youth.
Allen B. West Allen West
Allen West is Executive Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Center for Policy Analysis, a FOX News Contributor, a Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, and the author of Guardian of the Republic.
Jim Amos James H. Amos, Jr., President & CEO
Jim Amos was named President and CEO of the National  Center for Policy Analysis in February, in 2016. Mr. Amos is the former CEO of Mail Boxes Etc., now he UPS Store, and a 2012 inductee into the International Franchise Association’s Hall of Fame.  He is also the 2012 recipient of the Nashville Business Legend Award.  He has sought to guide entrepreneurs, associates and fellow citizens as a board member , Frequent speaker , writer and blogger ( and a constant advocate for military veterans and business format franchising.
John Carona John J. Carona, Sr.
John Carona’s modest upbringing in East Dallas taught him the value of a dollar and an appreciation for the hard work it takes to earn it. A product of Dallas public schools, Carona attended The University of Texas, where he earned his bachelors degree in business, with dual majors in real estate and insurance.
Dennis McCuistion
Dennis McCuistion served as interim President and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) from June to December 2014. He is a Clinical Professor of Corporate Governance and the Executive Director of the Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dennis is widely recognized as host and co-executive producer of the award-winning television program McCuistion now in its 25th year on Dallas’ KERA, Channel 13.
Larry Wedekind
Larry Wedekind has been integrally involved in every facet of health care financing and the delivery of health care within the southeastern U.S. market. Larry Wedekind formed and developed IntegraNet Physician Resources, Inc.
Michael Whalen
Michael Whalen is President and Chief Executive Officer of Heart of America Group.