Brian Lombardozzi, Vice President for State Governmental Affairs

Prior to joining AAM, Brian served as the Senior Policy Analyst for the BlueGreen Alliance, joining from the Apollo Alliance in July 2011, where his work focused on manufacturing, energy, and transportation policy strategies that specialized in making key connections between the business, labor, environmental and economic justice communities. Brian coordinated a task force of leading manufacturers, labor unions, environmentalists, and policy experts in transportation, energy, and economic development-the Transportation Manufacturing Action Plan, or TMAP, task force- to examine options for expanding the domestic production of advanced transit systems, vehicles, clean trucks, and their component parts.

Additionally Brian served as a member of the Executive Committee of Transportation for America and served on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC).

Brian previously served for four years as the Policy Analyst at the AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades Department handling transportation manufacturing, trade, domestic content, and clean transportation policies that create American jobs. During his time at the AFL-CIO, Brian also served as a Liaison to the Labor Advisory Committee on Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor and as Chief of Staff for Pennsylvania's Zone 2 during the Labor 2008 union voter education program.

Brian Lombardozzi received a Master's Degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University as well as both a Bachelor's in International Service and Spanish and Latin American Area Studies, also from American University in Washington, D.C.

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