Alex Shively has served in Congress for 15 years for Members of both the House and Senate including Senators Saxby Chambliss and Elizabeth Dole, as well as Chairmen Tom Price and Chris Cox in the House.
While in Congress, he led policy and legislative efforts on a wide range of issues including telecom, energy and financial services. Alex also worked for the Republican Study Committee.
Having run a number of campaigns, he has extensive expertise in grassroots organization, community outreach and strategic communications, and has demonstrated success at the local, state and federal level. Alex continues to be on the cutting-edge of public policy, working with candidates and coalitions to more effectively communicate positions and to better organize local activists to participate in the legislative and electoral process. His background in management, including the development, communication and execution of winning policy and legislative strategies is instrumental in meeting clients’ short- and long-term goals.
In addition to political and campaign experience, he has also led the government affairs department of a national trade organization, where he spear-headed strategic policy efforts on a wide range of legislative interests on the Hill, in state legislatures and abroad. His work includes successfully navigating the needs of the organization’s diverse membership in order to reach consensus across complex and varied interests.
He has a strong understanding of the legislative and regulatory process and continues to maintain strong relationships on both sides of the aisle, as well as on Pennsylvania Avenue.
In his personal time, Alex and his wife, Bethany, share a passion for foster care and adoption, advocating for greater community participation.