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Brydon Ross – Vice President, State Affairs Policy Group

Brydon RossBrydon Ross leads HBW Resources state affairs policy group. Before joining HBW, he served as the director of energy and environmental policy for the Council of State Governments and as the Interim Executive Director of the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies.

Ross worked in the private sector as the director of government relations for the Association of Oil Pipelines in Washington D.C. and for nearly 10 years was a senior staff person in the U.S. Senate; specializing in energy and environmental issues for U.S. Senators George LeMieux and Mel Martinez of Florida and Elizabeth Dole of North Carolina. He also staffed the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and he began his Capitol Hill career with his home state Senator Tim Hutchinson of Arkansas.

He has spent a significant portion of his career advising private sector leaders, elected federal officials and other policymakers on energy and environmental policies impacting the nation’s infrastructure, energy sector and markets.Ross has a master’s degree in national security and strategic studies from the U.S. Naval War College and a bachelor’s degree in history from Centre College.