We are excited to announce Matt Geitner has joined MACNY’s team as the Director of Government Relations. In this role, Matt will manage the advocacy efforts of MACNY and The Manufacturers Alliance of New York State in both Albany and Washington, manage communications regarding public policy issues, coordinate MACNY’s state and federal political action committees, and keep all MACNY’s 300+ member companies informed of important issues and legislation. His scope of work will also include a focus on growing the Alliance’s statewide visibility and influence.

Matt is a senior leader with experience in both the public and private sectors conducting government and public affairs initiatives, internal and external communications, and coalition building to achieve policy results.  He has extensive experience working with local, state, and federal public officials along with economic, business and community leaders. For ten years, Matt provided government affairs and business development expertise to C&S Companies, a long time MACNY member and national NYS headquartered architectural, engineering, and construction firm.  Also, Matt has ten years of experience working in health care for companies providing emergency medical services, non-emergency medical transportation management services, and government-sponsored health insurance.

MACNY’s President & CEO Randy Wolken states, “We are delighted to welcome Matt to the MACNY team. Matt’s expertise in both government relations and public affairs is a brilliant addition to the organization. He will certainly serve as an incredible asset to MACNY’s membership and our sector’s collective voice in Albany and Washington. We hope that you will join us in welcoming Matt to the team!”

Matt has a Political Science degree from American University in Washington, D.C. and is passionate about taking an active role in the local community having served on numerous regional and state boards and committees.

Matt is excited to dive in and get to work for MACNY’s member companies. If you would like to connect with Matt, please contact him directly at 315-350-7252 or [email protected].