With more than 30 years of experience in government affairs and energy policy, Al Aldrich lends unique insight to our public policy sector.
Al joined S360 in early 2006, and works with a number of energy-related clients, as well as a mix of other public and private sector clients.
From 1995 to 2006, Al served as the Government Affairs Director for the Snohomish County Public Utility District, where he proved a savvy strategist, working with legislators at the state and federal levels and leading his team in the advancement of energy legislation.
In 2005, Al led the effort with the U.S. Congress and Senator Maria Cantwell to pass a federal energy bill that prevented the energy conglomerate Enron from collecting $125 million from Snohomish County ratepayers.
Throughout his career, Al has been involved in industry and community organizations. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors for the Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Among Al’s passions are music, wine and golf. Al’s devotion to the game frequently gives him a chance to concede a tricky putt to a key decision-maker.
A native of Chehalis, Washington, Al received his MBA from Portland State University and B.A. from Washington State.