Vice President, Government Affairs
Established and continue to grow a comprehensive government affairs function for the company.Opened government affairs offices in Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, CAto represent the company's interests on Capitol Hill and in state legislatures throughout the country. Build and maintain strategic relationships with members of Congress and executive branch officials on a varierty of issues impacting the company and Pulte Mortgage including tax policy, immigration, mortgage issues, environmental issues, legal reform and health and safety issues.Successfully passed legislation in Congress and in several states to remove obstacles to growth and to stimulate the housing market.Manage contract lobbyists, serve in leadership roles at both national and state trade associations. Serve as Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee of the of the High Production Builders Council, within the National Association of Homebuilders. Board member of the Real Estate Service Providers Organization. Established and built support for a successful Political Action Committee and worked to build internal support for the government affairs function within the company. Manage all facets of PultePAC including fundraising, legal compliance, reporting, and contribution strategy. Appointed to several internal committees including the Pulte Green Building Team and a crisis response team.