James Quarles HAFA

James Quarles - Southeast Regional Coordinator

James was born and raised in upstate South Carolina. He earned a degree in Political Science from Clemson University, during which time he worked with conservatives on campus and volunteered on several campaigns around the state. Before joining Heritage Action for America, he interned as an economic policy researcher at The Heritage Foundation. As Heritage Action's Southeast Regional Coordinator, a role he's held since 2015, James works with conservative activists across several states, keeping them up to date on policy, the congressional process, and politics while organizing them into an effective grassroots presence. He and his wife Jessica reside in Simpsonville, SC.

James Quarles
Southeast Regional Coordinator

Heritage Action for America

Cell: 202-297-5702




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(202) 716-9738

Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinator

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