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Susan Spencer Mulvaney
Susan Mulvaney brings twenty years of experience in federal and state government to The Whitman Strategy Group, helping clients navigate government bureaucracy and effectively influence policy outcomes on environmental and energy issues. Her areas of expertise include clean energy, brownfields, green building, sustainability, water quality, and green technologies. Prior to joining The Whitman Strategy Group, Ms. Mulvaney served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. At EPA, she was involved in key policy, legislative and regulatory matters such as the clean diesel regulations and brownfields legislation. In addition, she served as the Administrator's point person for homeland security issues after 9/11. From 1998 until 2001, she directed then-Governor Whitman's Washington, D.C., office, a cabinet-level position, where she represented New Jersey's interests before Congress and the Administration.
From 1995 to 1998, Mulvaney was Deputy Director of the Washington office of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge, where she advised the Governor on federal environmental and natural resource issues. She worked for Pennsylvania Congressman James Greenwood on Capitol Hill, advising him on House Energy and Commerce Committee issues from 1993 until 1995.
Ms. Mulvaney served as a political appointee at the Department of Health and Human Services from 1989 through 1993 and at the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs from 1986-1988. She also worked in the Washington office of Pennsylvania Governor Dick Thornburgh in 1986. She is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Georgetown University.