Hannah Cox is the Director of Outreach for the Beacon Center of Tennessee. She manages the grassroots arm of the Center, and her role is that of a liaison between the Center and the communities and residents of Tennessee. In her position, Hannah acts as a chief storyteller, managing policy projects and giving a voice to the countless Tennesseans affected by the Center’s work. She finds and crafts the stories of our local heroes and provides them with a platform to speak on economic issues that impact their daily lives. Hannah also oversees the Center’s coalition outreach efforts, working to unite activists throughout the state in common goals. She coordinates all of the Beacon Center’s events in an effort to spread the Center’s principles of individual liberty, limited government, and free markets throughout the state of Tennessee.

Prior to working at the Beacon Center, Hannah spent five years working in Nashville’s music industry. She most recently worked for one of the world’s largest international media corporations, Entertainment One. Hannah began her work in Tennessee state politics in 2013 in her role as the Director of Development for the Tennessee Firearms Association (TFA). She also served as a policy advocate for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), and co-founded a coalition and blog, My Just+Us, that seeks to involve more millennials in the political process, particularly at the state level.

Hannah received her Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. In her spare time, she works as the coordinator for a mental health coalition, TASMIE, and is active in her church, Bethel World Outreach Center. Hannah also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board for This Is Living Ministries, a nonprofit that works with women struggling with addiction who are leaving the criminal justice system. She’s an avid yogi, reader, writer, traveler, wine enthusiast, and pinterest recipe follower.