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ATA's Q1 Advocacy Webinar, Sponsored by ACT 1
During this webinar, Bill Sullivan and ATA President and CEO Chris Spear discussed the new Congress and trucking priorities for the year ahead:
- Infrastructure Bill Implementation
- Truck Parking
- Labor and Workforce Development
- .....and More!
About the Presenters:
Chris Spear, President & CEO, American Trucking Associations
As president and CEO, Chris leads ATA’s efforts to advocate and educate on behalf of the trucking industry. Employing more than 7 million people and moving more than 10 billion tons of freight annually, trucking is the industry most responsible for moving America’s economy.
Prior to his time ATA, Chris worked in the transportation, energy, labor and technology sectors in over five different continents. Most recently, Chris worked for Hyundai Motor Company, where he served as vice president of government affairs. In that role, he served on the Executive Committee for Global Automakers. Previously, Chris was ATA senior vice president of legislative affairs and vice president of global government relations for Honeywell International.
Chris also has extensive experience in the federal government, serving as Deputy Representative for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Policy and as professional staff in the U.S. Senate.
Chris is on the board of directors for the American Transportation Research Institute, the Trucking Cares Foundation and the Louisa Swain Foundation. He has been awarded the US Department of Defense Joint Civilian Service Medal and Honeywell’s Premier Achievement Award.
Chris holds a master's and bachelor's degree from the University of Wyoming.
Bill Sullivan, Executive Vice President for Advocacy, American Trucking Associations
Bill Sullivan is the executive vice president of Advocacy for the American Trucking Associations, the nation’s leading organization representing the interests of the trucking industry.
As executive vice president, Sullivan leads ATA’s efforts to advance a pro-trucking, pro-safety, pro-efficiency agenda on Capitol Hill, before federal regulators and in state capitals around the country.
Before joining ATA, Sullivan was legislative director for Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), overseeing and managing the senator’s legislative staff and efforts.
Previously, Sullivan was appropriations liaison for the Department of Justice and worked for Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Trout Unlimited.
Sullivan has a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Tennessee.
THIS WEBINAR WAS SPONSORED BY ACT 1
The Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry (ACT 1) is the group of elite industry suppliers dedicated to enhancing the business environment of the transportation industry. ACT 1’s stated mission of providing business leaders with the opportunity to exchange ideas, forge new relationships and build a stronger, more successful industry through networking and social events at the top national industry meetings matches well with ATA’s full slate of industry-leading meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. In addition to sponsoring this webinar, ACT 1 has had a long collaborative relationship with ATA in support of the trucking industry in North America. ACT 1 is also the premier sponsor of several key ATA meetings. For more information about ACT 1 and its member companies, visit http://act1trucking.org/.
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