? environmental issues.
? Prepares issue papers, fact sheets, and correspondence regarding state and federal legislation.
? Oversees the rulemaking authority for the Department.
? Represents the Director at meetings with external stakeholders and represents the Department in the resolution of issues with federal and state agencies, other states, and county and local agencies.
State and Local Government Contract Specialists October 2008-Present
State and local government business opportunity identification and pursuit services focused on the State of California.
National Strategies, Inc.
Vice President, General Services June 2008-October 2008
General Manager responsible for state and local government procurement services serving clients in the banking and public safety industries.
MultiState Associates 2002-May 2008
Vice President, Procurement Services
State and local government affairs, including legislative advocacy and procurement consulting services for businesses in the financial services, information technology, and public safety industries.
? Developed, sold, and performed procurement pursuit strategy, business opportunity identification, proposal writing, multiple award schedule submission, and contract review services.
? Retained and managed teams of political lobbyists, media relations, industry analysts, and procurement consultants.
? Client account manager responsible for legislative and regulatory strategy, tracking, advocacy, and communications.
Western Region Director of Government Affairs 1993 -1999
Business Development Executive 2000-2002
Created and enhanced strategic relationships with elected, appointed, and career state and local government officials.
Syracuse University College of Law 1985-1988
Concentration: Government Regulation of Business and Technology
Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship 1986-1988
Masters of Public Administration
Drexel University 1981-1985
Bachelor of Science
Concentration: Business Administration and Political Science
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