A Northern California-native, Fike has over a decade of experience in the conservative movement. He most recently served as Chief of Staff for Congressman Michael Cloud (R-TX) in Washington, D.C., managing 15 staff and three offices. Fike is a 2020 Hillsdale College “Madison Fellow”, and a 2022 Claremont Institute “Lincoln Fellow”.
Fike previously served in various roles at Heritage Action for America, served as Policy Advisor for former Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA), Legislative Director for former Congressman Raul Labrador (R-ID), and as Deputy to the Associate Director of Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) in the Trump Administration.
Fike lives in Cheverly, Maryland with his wife, Cari, and three children, Lyle, Clara, and Hugh III. A D1 soccer athlete from 2005-2009, Fike also graduated with his Master’s in Public Policy from George Mason University in 2014. He is an active member of Cheverly Baptist Church, loves to hunt and fish, and strongly believes in restoring America.