NAB Ups Curtis LeGeyt To EVP/Government Relations
July 15, 2015 at 12:39 PM (PT)
CURTIS LeGEYT has been promoted to EVP/Government Relations for the NAB by Pres./CEO GORDON SMITH. LeGEYT, who was previously SVP/Public Policy, will replace KELLY COLE, who is leaving AUGUST 14th to start an independent consulting firm. In this new post, LeGEYT will oversee all advocacy efforts of the department.
LeGeyt joined NAB in 2011 after serving as senior counsel to SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE Chairman PATRICK LEAHY from VERMONT. Hia areas of expertise included Intellectual Property, Antitrust and First Amendment issues. Last year, LeGEYT was given the additional responsibility of being the NAB’s principal liaison to the WHITE HOUSE and executive agencies and departments.
"NAB is fortunate to have someone with CURTIS' intellect, work ethic and CAPITOL HILL savvy to assume the leadership of the NAB Government Relations department,” said NAB's SMITH. “His grasp of substantive policy issues is superb, and his consensus building style will serve NAB membership exceedingly well."