Freedom Fund Team Grows as Fight for Michiganders’ Jobs, Constitutional Rights Intensifies

Fund Welcomes New Advocacy Director, Communications Specialist, Director of Operations

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Freedom Fund today proudly announced its latest expansion, with the addition of key new staff leaders working to protect Michiganders’ jobs, freedoms, and constitutional rights.  

Joining the Freedom Fund are Advocacy Director Mike Banerian, Communications Specialist Sarah Bauman, and Director of Operations and Events Sarah Paciorek.

Banerian joins the Freedom Fund from Michigan Rising Action, where he served as Communications Director. Prior to that, Banerian worked for former Congressman Mike Bishop’s campaign and the Michigan Republican Party.

Paciorek served in the United States Department of Education and worked as a Strategic Policy Advisor in the Executive Office of Governor Rick Snyder.  As Director of Operations and Events, she will also facilitate and coordinate use of the new Freedom Embassy.

Bauman is a graduate of Northern Michigan University who previously worked on the John James for Senate campaign.  She will work alongside Freedom Fund Communications Director Cameron Pickford managing the organization’s communications needs.

“The rights of Michigan workers, families and students have never been under such intense assault from the governor and liberal bureaucrats,” said Freedom Fund executive director Tori Sachs.  “Unprecedented attacks on our neighbors call for an unprecedented response, and the Michigan Freedom Fund is committed to fighting back.  We’re thrilled to welcome Sarah Paciorek, Mike Banerian, and Sarah Bauman to the team, and more excited about the work they’re doing to defend every Michigander’s constitutional rights.” 

The Michigan Freedom Fund works to advance conservative ideas, hold our government accountable to taxpayers, and protect Freedom, opportunity, and workers’ Constitutional rights. For more information, please visit