Kristen Blanchard Ansley specializes in advancing the conservative message of constitutionally-based principles. Prior to her current work, Blanchard Ansley practiced business defense litigation for the law firm Blanchard, Robertson, Mitchell & Carter, P.C. in her hometown of Joplin, Missouri, before being named Acting Executive Director of the Missouri Republican Party following the 2016 election.
Blanchard Ansley served in the office of Missouri Governor Matt Blunt, and later as Press Secretary and Majority Communications Director for Missouri Speaker of the House Ron Richard.
Blanchard Ansley earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. She resides in Kansas City with her family.