HOUSTON – The Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) is announced today that Lilyanne McClean has joined GHP as the non-profit business organization’s new senior vice president, public policy.McClean brings more than 20 years public policy and lobbying experience to the position while representing highly-regulated industries for several Fortune 100 companies.
As a result, she has driven public policy through a bi-partisan, bicameral approach to advocacy. “It is a delight and a coup for GHP to add Lilyanne to our talented team,” said Jeff Moseley, president and CEO of GHP.
“I know Lilyanne will be successful in advocating and lobbying our elected government leaders on issues that will grow high-paying jobs and increase employee paychecks in the Houston region.”McClean joins GHP from K-Global, a public affairs and strategic communications firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., where she was part of the senior leadership team. Prior to her work at K-Global, McClean served as the senior policy and communications advisor for Bryan Cave, LLP.
McClean has also worked in senior positions and multiple capacities at American Express and Vox Global.McClean has been an active member of the business community in Washington, D.C. holding several key positions on the Council on Foreign Relations, the Business Council for International Understanding, and the Business Roundtable. In addition to her volunteer work, McClean has an impressive and well-rounded education. She graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in economics from Montclair State University and received her Juris Doctor from George Washington University.
McClean also holds a Master of Professional Studies degree in public relations and corporate communications from Georgetown University.McClean will be charged with leading the public policy team in advocating for GHP’s local, state, and federal legislative agendas. She will report to Jeff Moseley.
The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of Houston’s business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. It represents 10 counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller. With more than 2,100 Member organizations, GHP represents approximately one-fifth of the region’s work force.
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