John Richard | The Aluminum Association

John Richard

Policy Analytics Associate

John J. Richard joined the Aluminum Association as a Policy Analytics Associate in March of 2020. Since joining the Association, John’s policy areas have been the COVID-19 pandemic and infrastructure.

Prior to joining the Association, John worked at the National Restaurant Association where he developed metrics and best practices for organization-wide programs relating to their state partners. He also wrote the organization’s second-highest performing newsletter, produced webinars on a variety of topics, and created a state partners-only website. While in graduate school, John worked at the Government Accountability Office, the House of Representatives, and at the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies.

John graduated with his MPA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs in 2017.



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