SACRAMENTO, CA (February 1, 2016) – The California Grocers Association is pleased to announce the hiring of Aaron Moreno, as Senior Director, State Government Relations, effective immediately.
In this position, Moreno is responsible for advocating, managing and coordinating CGA’s state, regulatory and local government relations programs. He will develop and implement strategies to coordinate state and local policy priorities and engage pro-actively to identify emerging policy issues.
His duties will also include managing CGA’s external advocacy team and the Association’s PAC and IEC programs. Moreno will report to Keri Askew Bailey, senior vice president, Government Relations and Public Policy.
“Aaron has worked inside the State Capitol for the past 10 years and has strong relationships with key legislators,” said Bailey. “CGA continues to strengthen its advocacy program and Aaron’s extensive experience is a tremendous plus for the Association.”
Prior to joining CGA, Moreno was Legislative Director for California Assemblymember Mike Gatto and was responsible for the oversight of the legislator’s legislative package, as well as staffing individual pieces of legislation. He has also served as Legislative Director for Assemblymember Joe Canciamilla and a Legislative Assistant for both Assembly Majority Leader Charles Calderon and Assemblymember Canciamilla.
“Aaron is a seasoned veteran in the Capitol,” said Bailey. “His understanding of how the Legislature operates and his vast professional relationships with legislators and their staff will greatly enhance our government relations program.”
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