Kolb Joins RILA as Global Supply Chain Policy VP

Kelly Kolb, who was the acting assistant secretary for government affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation, has joined the Retail Industry Leaders Association as vice president of global supply chain policy.

ARLINGTON, Va. — Kelly Kolb, who was the acting assistant secretary for government affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation, has joined the Retail Industry Leaders Association here as vice president of global supply chain policy.

She will represent RILA’s members before Congress and the executive branch on supply chain and transportation issues.

At the Department of Transportation, Kolb served as the secretary’s primary advisor for all intergovernmental matters and was responsible for developing and advancing the department’s governmental affairs strategy. Before joining the Transportation Department in 2005, Kolb served as a Senate staffer, most recently for Sen. George Allen, R-Va.

“Kelly brings a strong background in both transportation policy and advocacy, and is a great addition to our organization and an asset to the retail industry,” said RILA President Sandy Kennedy.

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