Executive Director | Center for Responsive Politics
Sheila Krumholz is the executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, a nonpartisan watchdog group that tracks money in politics. Ms. Krumholz became Executive Director in 2006, prior to which she was CRP’s research director for eight years. As research director, she supervised data and analysis published on CRP’s website, OpenSecrets.org, and research for investigative journalists and CRP’s partners and clients in the media, academia and elsewhere. Ms. Krumholz has testified before Congress and the Federal Election Commission on issues related to government transparency and accountability, and is cited frequently in prominent national news outlets. She regularly makes presentations to citizen’s groups, scholars, government officials, NGOs that conduct research and advocacy, and at meetings of professional news organizations. She has a degree in international relations and political science from the University of Minnesota.