Born and raised in Chicago, John Giokaris is a graduate from Loyola University Chicago with two Bachelor's in Political Science & Journalism. A member of the Chicago Young Republicans who sits on the board as Political Director, John is a fiscal conservative libertarian. He works to keep government out of people's professional lives as well as their personal lives. He's also a member of the free market think tank Illinois Policy Institute's Leadership Coalition team along with other leaders of the Illinois business, political, and media communities. John has over 5 years experience working in writing/publishing, having previously worked at Law Bulletin Publishing, the Tribune Company, and Bauer Rock Media Group.