Seasoned, astute, and goal-driven professional, offering broad-based background in government relations; complemented with in-depth knowledge of state legislative and regulatory advocacy to achieve established goals
Additional qualifications include:
Adeptness in working with an extensive network of business professionals including elected and appointed officials, agencies and third parties to establish productive partnerships.
Knowledge of various government and business issues; government relations/political affairs/grassroots operations management; legislative strategies and policy analysis.
Effectiveness in displaying strategic planning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; along with the ability to lead and manage teams, processes, and procedures.
Earned promotion to vice president of state affairs in 2012 following ConocoPhillips spin-off of downstream and midstream assets into the new Phillips 66.
Played a key role as manager of government affairs for the Western region and relocated to Washington, DC in 2010 to serve as general manager of state government affairs.
Performed various tasks as the manager of west coast government affairs upon the acquisition of UNOCAL downstream and midstream assets in 1997.