Jim Kiley currently serves as the Senior Director of Government Affairs. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Jim served as the Director of Federal Affairs and Global Public Policy at General Motors. Jim’s issue portfolio consisted of intellectual property, safety as well as energy and environmental policy. Prior to joining General Motors in 2006, Jim served as the Senior Director of State Government Affairs at the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. While at the Alliance, Jim led efforts on behalf of automobile manufacturers that operate in the United States. The Alliance is the leading advocacy group for the auto industry, representing almost 80% of all car and light truck sales in the United States. The Alliance is active in the areas of environment, energy and motor vehicle safety. Prior to joining the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers in 1999, Jim attended the State University of New York at Cortland earning a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. In 2004, Jim earned a Master of Public Administration from American University.
Jim was born and raised in Syracuse, NY and has resided in the Washington, D.C. area since 1999.