Vincent Barnes | Alliance to Save Energy

Vincent Barnes

Staff at The Alliance

Vincent Barnes

Vincent Barnes

Senior Vice President, Policy and Research

As Senior Vice President of Policy and Research (SVP) for the Alliance to Save Energy, Vincent is the organization’s primary policy lead, responsible for working with the President, Board of Directors and staff to ensure that the Alliance to Save Energy is the leading voice on energy efficiency policy in Washington, D.C. As a respected government affairs professional with over 20 years of policy and executive leadership experience, Vincent has an extensive track record engaging members of Congress, participating in regulatory rulemaking, legislative development, and stakeholder engagement. His leadership record also includes developing and executing policy campaigns, and building consensus through multiple stakeholder and organization interests.

Prior to joining the Alliance to Save Energy Vincent served as Senior Advisor with Gray Global Advisors, where he developed and executed policy objectives for the investor-owned utility, natural gas, and nuclear energy industries, and helped lead the firm’s energy and power, telecommunications, financial services, and healthcare portfolios. Vincent is also former Legislative Counsel to Congressman Bobby Rush, Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Energy. Vincent also served as Senior Federal Legislative Counsel with the American Bankers Association.

Vincent holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Brigham Young University, and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.




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