Talks covered by this speaker
Voices of Inclusive Resilience
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About this Speaker
Brandt Thorington serves as the Policy Director for the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI). Brandt has over 14 years experience advancing the interests of state and local governments, in the process, he has helped to secure millions in funding from federal, state and local governments. Brandt specializes in analyzing legislation affects, building coalitions and advancing legislation. His primary areas of expertise are tax policy, appropriations, budget, energy, health care, immigration reform, homeland security, public safety, transportation, water infrastructure, and community development. Brandt has extensive experience working with various levels of government including Congress, federal officials, state legislators, mayors, and other local officials.
Brandt received his Bachelor's degrees in Political Science and Economics at The Pennsylvania State University. He also has Master's degrees in Political Management from George Washington University and an MBA from John's Hopkins University.