Former Alabama Governor and U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Director

Former Alabama Governor and U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Director As the former Governor of Alabama, Bob Riley was credited with spurring economic development in his home state. One of his most significant contributions to that development was bringing into the state a $4.2 billion steel mill, which created 2,700 new jobs. Prior to his governorship, Bob…

Former Missouri Governor & U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Senior Advisor

Former Missouri Governor & U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Senior Advisor With more than 40 years of public service, Kit Bond joins alliantgroup’s team as a Senior Advisor. Bond brings his experience as Missouri State Auditor (1971-73), Missouri Governor (1973-77, 1981-85) and as Missouri Senator (1985-2011) to the table. He served as Chairman for the Committee on…

Former U.S. Congressman & CEO of Technet

Former U.S. Congressman & CEO of Technet alliantgroup’s Rick White, has a wealth of experience in the software and technology space having served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999 where he founded the Internet Caucus. Representing the First District of Washington State as Congressman, White became well known as one of…

Former Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee; alliantgroup Director

Former Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee; alliantgroup Director Dawn Levy brings a wealth of high-level experience in tax policy, including pensions, transportation tax, and energy tax to D Squared Tax Strategies, a Washington, DC tax policy firm. Dawn is known throughout Washington for her solid understanding of Senate and House procedures. As Tax…

Former U.S. Congressman; Chairman for Job Creation and Retention

Former U.S. Congressman; Chairman for Job Creation and Retention Joe Crowley was first elected to Congress in 1998 to represent New York’s 7th District. After redistricting following the 2010 census, in 2012 he was elected as the representative of New York’s 14th District. He also served as Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, Member of…

Former U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Senior Vice President

Former U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Senior Vice President Rick Lazio is a former U.S. Representative from New York serving in Congress from 1993-2001. While there, he became a strong advocate for small businesses by sponsoring the successful Small Business Tax Fairness Act. After Congress, Rick moved to the private sector working for JP Morgan Chase as…

Former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee; alliantgroup National Managing Director

Former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee; alliantgroup National Managing Director Dean Zerbe is alliantgroup’s National Managing Director based in the firm’s Washington D.C. office. Prior to joining alliantgroup, Mr. Zerbe was Senior Counsel and Tax Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. He worked closely with then-Chairman and current Ranking Member…

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Former U.S Secretary of Agriculture, Former Nebraska Governor, and Former U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Chairman of Agriculture Mike Johanns was the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 2005-2007 as well as the Governor of Nebraska from 1999-2005 and the state’s U.S. Senator from 2009-2015. As alliantgroup’s Chairman of Agriculture, Johanns brings more than 30 years of experience…

Heidi Heitkamp

Former U.S. Senator, Attorney General, and Tax Commissioner for North Dakota; alliantgroup Director of Agriculture

Former U.S. Senator, Attorney General, and Tax Commissioner for North Dakota; alliantgroup Director of Agriculture Heidi Heitkamp represented North Dakota from 2013 to 2019 and was the first woman ever elected to represent the state as a U.S. Senator. Heitkamp has demonstrated her passion for economic development by spearheading the strategic development of our country’s…