Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Chris Bliley serves as Growth Energy’s Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Chris handles all federal regulatory matters covering fuel, vehicle emission and air quality standards, food safety, as well as transportation and logistics. His responsibilities also include state fuel quality and labeling matters. Prior to joining Growth Energy in 2011, Chris was a Director at the Nussle Group, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm. He served as the Associate Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency running the agency’s Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations from 2007 until 2009 under President George W. Bush. Bliley was also Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for Congressman Jim Nussle. Prior to joining Nussle’s staff, Chris was Director of Government Relations for the Smokeless Tobacco Council, a Washington-based trade association. Chris is a graduate of the University of Virginia and lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife Allison and their two daughters.