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About Oren

Oren is the executive director of American Compass, whose mission is to restore an economic consensus that emphasizes the importance of family, community, and industry to the nation's liberty and prosperity. Prior to founding American Compass, Oren held roles as a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, the domestic policy director for Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign, and a management consultant in Bain & Company's Boston and Delhi offices.

Oren’s writing has appeared in Bloomberg View, City Journal, Commentary, Dallas Morning News, Foreign Affairs, Los Angeles Times, National Affairs, National Review, New York Times, Politico, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and the Weekly Standard, among others.

He has also testified before House and Senate committees; spoken at universities including Cornell, Dartmouth, Georgetown, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Penn State, Texas, Texas Tech, and Yale; and appeared on national and international TV and radio programs including frequent appearances on National Public Radio.

Cass graduated from Williams College, where he spent four years as the varsity baseball team’s bullpen catcher, and Harvard Law School, where he was editor of the Law Review. He lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife and two children.