SEATTLE, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has named longtime Washington State legislative staffer David Schumacher as director of State and Local Government Relations.
Schumacher reports to Fred Kiga, vice president for State and Local Government Relations and Global Corporate Citizenship for The Boeing Company.
"David Schumacher brings a wealth of experience as an analyst and senior advisor on fiscal legislation and budget items as well as his work helping to formulate overall budget structures and strategies," Kiga said. "He has worked closely with Washington State legislators, local and state government officials and three governors. His 18 years of service both in and outside of the legislative process will serve The Boeing Company well in the coming years."
Schumacher is responsible for fostering and maintaining relationships with state and local government officials on public policy affecting Boeing in the states of Washington, Oregon, Montana, Hawaii and Alaska.
Schumacher most recently was the nonpartisan staff director for the Washington State Senate Ways and Means Committee. Before that assignment, he served as the committee's capital budget coordinator and tax policy analyst. Schumacher also worked as an executive policy analyst in the Office of Financial Management for the State of Washington and as an economic analyst for the Washington State Department of Revenue. He holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in economics from the University of Washington.
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