Moving the Needle with Chris Spear

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Moving the Needle with Chris Spear

Webinar Description: 

Join ATA President and CEO, Chris Spear, and members of the ATA’s advocacy team for an insightful [Moving the Needle] analysis of the critical mid-term elections.  With control of Congress hanging in the balance, Chris and the team will not only review the results of key races across the country, but will breakdown the implications for Congressional leadership, membership on key committees and the relationship between Congress and the Biden Administration.  More importantly, the team will review/discuss the likely impact of the elections on issues critical to the trucking industry, including infrastructure, workforce development, energy and environment and taxes.


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About the Presenter: 

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.


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