Robert Cross is Spaniard and Cuban on his mother’s side. He started his career in public service working in local ministries that provided educational assistance to k-12 students in San Bernardino County, and low-income assistance to disabled people, veterans and refugees. He has been a published in Borgen Project Magazine and Borgen Project Blog, Collaborator, Medium and the Classy Libertarian. Robert earned a master’s degree in Public Policy and International Affairs from Liberty University and a bachelor’s degree in History from the California State University of San Bernardino.
National Social Media Director
Edward Crespo is the owner of Shepherd’s Watch Security LLC and has been happily married for 27 years to Dámaris Román-Crespo, who together raised two children now two handsome young men venturing out on their life adventures. The importance of serving God, caring for family, loving the flag, and the value of hard work was instilled by the humble example of a factory worker Dad with only a grade school education but made up for it with wisdom and example that rivaled any ivy league education. He was honorably discharged as a Marine aviation mechanic. As a civilian, Ed entered various technical careers but has always paralleled these vocations with his religious and volunteer work. From missions work in Guatemala to 30 years as a Sunday School Teacher, to being a founding member of the largest Christian Hispanic Organization, the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference(NHCLC). He was most recently the coordinator for outreach to Hispanics for The National Day Of Prayer in California 2010. Ed Currently works to guard houses of worship for all religions and denominations, including his congregation. Edward enjoys advancing Christian and conservative causes, going to the gun range, but most of all, spending time with family and friends.
National Press Secretary
Elisa Martinez is the founder and Executive Director of the New Mexico Alliance for Life and a seasoned conservative leader and policy advocate with over ten years experience as a media spokesperson. Elisa grew up in one of the poorest areas of the country, in Gallup, New Mexico where she worked for her dad's small business. She learned first-hand how her dad's hard work, sacrifice and entrepreneurship lifted her family out of poverty. From this experience, Elisa became passionate about free market principles and earned a degree in Economics from the University of New Mexico. Elisa has worked with every level of government from her state legislature, to Congress as well as serving on the White House Coalition for Hispanic Engagement in 2019. In 2020 Elisa ran for U.S. Senate as an American First conservative, she won the Republican pre-primary convention and finished second in the primary. She also served as a national surrogate for the Donald J. Trump for President 2020 campaign. Elisa’s commentary is featured in hundreds of national and local media stories from the New York Times, LA Times, Fox News, MSNBC and Emmy award-winning documentary, “A Long Walk In Socialism," by Turning Point USA. Elisa was a featured speaker at the 2020 National March for Life before an audience of over 500,000 people. Elisa has written for both local and national media op-eds. Elisa is passionate about Hispanic outreach and delivering the conservative message to the Hispanic community in a winsome way. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of New Mexico.