Government and Political Affairs Executive experienced in directing campaigns to effect public policy and elections for corporations, trade associations, national political committees and candidate committees. Effective communicator and negotiator able to successfully advocate policy with high level government officials and business leaders. Expert strategist and manager of successful lobbying campaigns with comprehensive knowledge of legislative, regulatory and political processes.
Senior lobbyist and successful advocate for the corporation's interests on a broad range of policy issues before Congress, the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, state legislatures and foreign governments. Treasurer, administrator and chief fund raiser of corporate political action committee.
Led staff of thirteen political and career appointees as agency liaison to congress.
Member of senior management team that planned the Republican National Convention. Led convention liaison with elected officials, corporations, trade associations, and labor unions; negotiated major contracts with corporate suppliers; supervised paid and volunteer staff.
Member of the executive team of the committee and head spokesman and liaison to corporations, trade associations and labor unions on behalf of the campaign committee representing Republican members and candidates
for the House of Representatives. Built private sector coalitions for campaign activities in support of Republican candidates. Supervised PAC Director.
Directed the national political activities of the country's largest business trade association. Supervised a staff of nineteen who managed association's political action committee including fund-raising, candidate contributions and independent expenditures. Managed association's involvement in political campaigns for candidates and initiatives and referendums. Built and managed association's grassroots lobbying network.
Managed election campaigns for U.S. Senate ( Colorado ) and House of Representatives ( Louisiana )
Managed committee activities and resources in Missouri and Kentucky during 1976 presidential campaign. Assigned to Southern states in 1977 to direct activities in mayoral, state legislative and local elections. Member of management team that successfully elected Republican candidate to U.S.House in first special election of Carter Presidency.
Chief Operating Officer for county department responsible for administering the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, a federal program to provide vocational training and job opportunities for unemployed county residents.
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