Matt Mika has been appointed as the new Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs of AmericanHort. With experience in government relations and a deep understanding of public policy, Matt will advance AmericanHort’s mission to advocate for and protect the interests of the horticulture industry at all levels of government.
As the Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs, Matt will lead AmericanHort’s strategic initiatives to promote legislative and regulatory policies that foster the growth, innovation, and sustainability of the horticulture industry. His expertise in navigating the complexities of government affairs and his strong relationships with policymakers will be instrumental in amplifying AmericanHort’s voice and influence on critical industry issues.
“AmericanHort is pleased to welcome Matt to our team,” said Ken Fisher, CEO of AmericanHort. “Matt’s strong experience in government relations and his deep understanding of public policy will enhance our advocacy efforts and strengthen our ability to shape favorable policies for the horticulture industry. We are confident that Matt’s leadership and strategic vision will be important as we work towards achieving a favorable business environment and addressing the challenges faced by the horticulture industry.”
With two decades of experience in advocacy and government affairs, Matt has a proven track record of developing effective strategies and building coalitions to advance the interests of various industry organizations. He has successfully navigated the legislative and regulatory landscape, collaborating closely with stakeholders and policymakers to drive positive outcomes. His broad expertise will empower AmericanHort to address key industry challenges and ensure the continued growth and success of the horticulture sector. Matt’s deep understanding of the legislative and regulatory landscape, coupled with his strong relationships with policymakers and industry stakeholders, will enhance AmericanHort’s ability to shape policies that support the growth and prosperity of the horticulture sector.
“I am honored to join AmericanHort as the Vice President of Advocacy and Government Affairs,” said Matt Mika. “The horticulture industry is a vital part of our economy and contributes to the well-being of communities nationwide. I am excited to work with AmericanHort’s dedicated team and passionate members to champion policies that support innovation and business growth. Together, we will advocate for a strong and growing horticulture industry.”
Matt Mika’s appointment reflects AmericanHort’s commitment to strengthening its advocacy efforts and building strong relationships with policymakers and industry stakeholders. His passion for the horticulture industry and his ability to drive strategic initiatives will further solidify AmericanHort’s position as the leading voice for horticulture professionals.
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