Paul Ryan

Senior Vice President

Paul has expertise on a wide variety of automotive and trade issues. Prior to joining Here For America, Paul was Vice President, Trade and Competitiveness for the Association of Global Automakers, after serving 12 years with Nissan North America's Government Affairs Office.  Paul has extensive experience with Congress, Executive Branch Offices, and regulatory agencies, as well as in organizing coalition and grassroots lobbying efforts and media relations. His career includes legislative positions on Capitol Hill, the Department of Defense, and the Embassy of Japan.  He received his B.A. in political science from Illinois State University and his M.A. in public policy from Loyola University of Chicago. Paul studied in Japan and speaks conversational Japanese.