IDEAL Immigration is lead by people who believe in the power of sensible and secure immigration legislation reform.


Steve kuhn, Founder

Steve Kuhn is the founder of the IDEAL Immigration. Steve worked at some of the top financial firms and his career culminated as a hedge fund manager at Pine River Capital Management. He retired and dedicated his life to philanthropic pursuits. Steve serves on the board of the Immigrant Justice Corps and is involved with Water, Young Voices of Austin, the Andy Roddick Foundation. Steve can be followed on Twitter @IDEALPolicyNow and on LinkedIn here.


MEGHAN FITZPATRICK, Executive Director

Meghan graduated from Georgetown University and became a book ghostwriter. She is the founder of JellyMedical, a medical device startup and is the Chief of Staff for IDEAL Immigration. Meghan can be found on Linkedin or on Twitter @MC_Fitzpatrick.

Julie Wadler, Development Director

Julie has successfully built partnerships to fund major party convention activities, international conferences, non-profit and governmental conferences, and other major corporate and non-profit initiatives.

Scott Hickle, Op-Ed Writer

Scott is a software product manager. In the past he has worked as a launch engineer at SpaceX and spent time on The Hill as an assistant with the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas. Scott can be found on LinkedIn here.

Amy Nice, Legislative Counsel

Amy M. Nice joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in December 2010 and served as the organization’s executive director of immigration policy. Before joining the Chamber, Nice was in the private practice of business immigration law for 23 years, including 21 with the Washington, D.C. law firm Dickstein Shapiro, where she managed its immigration practice.