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GAMA Hires Brian Riley as VP of Government Affairs

GAMA NEWS 03-11 For Immediate Release: Apr 23, 2003

WASHINGTON, DC, April 23, 2003 – The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the hiring of Brian Riley for a newly created position of Vice President of Government Affairs.

Riley comes to GAMA from the Department of Transportation (DOT) where he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget and Programs. Prior to his service at the DOT, Riley was Assistant Administrator for Government and Industry Affairs at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). He also spent several years on Capitol Hill as a member of the professional staff of the Senate Budget Committee and as a top aide to former Senator Connie Mack (R-FL). A native of Maryland, Riley holds a Bachelor of Science – History and Political Science from The American University in Washington, DC.

“The creation of the Department of Homeland Security, with its attendant Congressional oversight and appropriations committees, has significantly increased the scope of GAMA’s government activities,” said GAMA President & CEO, Ed Bolen. “With his tremendous experience in both the executive and legislative branches of government, Brian is an excellent addition to our team. We feel very fortunate to have him on board.”

Communications Director:
Andre Castro:
General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Headquarters: (+1) 202-393-1500
European Office: (+32) 2 550-3900

GAMA exists to foster and advance the general welfare, safety, interests, and activities of the global business and general aviation industry. This includes promoting a better understanding of general aviation manufacturing, maintenance, repair, and overhaul and the important role these industry segments play in economic growth and opportunity, and in serving the critical transportation needs of communities, companies, and individuals worldwide.