Cyrus Hunter Baird is a talented natural resources professional combining a passion for hunting, conservation and policy to advocate for sportsmen and women around the country. He is currently the Programs Director for the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shootings Sports in Washington, D.C. Mr. Baird holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology from Clemson University, and has a background in policy and grassroots advocacy at the local, state and federal level. Previously he has served in roles spanning various fields including wildlife management, conservation, policy and communications with the United State Fish and Wildlife Service, Clemson University, Ducks Unlimited and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. He is a dedicated conservationist who enjoys spending his time in a deer stand or duck blind. He lives in Richmond, Virginia with his wife, Megan and their golden retriever, Caroline.