Before becoming part of the Iowans for Tax Relief team, Hendrickson served as a Research Analyst with Public Interest Institute, a public policy research group. His articles have been published in many newspapers across Iowa including the Des Moines Register, Cedar Rapids Gazette and the Lee Enterprises newspapers.
Prior to joining Public Interest Institute Hendrickson also worked as a political reporter and for the Heritage Foundation. Hendrickson earned both his BA and MA degrees in History from the University of North Dakota. He specializes in American political and constitutional history.