Erik Twist is a 3rd generation Arizonan. He works for Great Hearts Academies, a public charter management organization operating K-12 classical, liberal arts schools in Arizona and Texas. He was the founding headmaster of Archway Veritas, and now serves as a Vice President at Great Hearts overseeing all of their K-5 academies across the Valley.
He has a BA in Political Science from Trinity University and a BTh (MDiv) from Oxford University. He and his wife, Allison, have six sons and live in north Phoenix.