Garrick Francis

Vice President of Federal Affairs

Garrick joined the Auto Innovators in January 2021 and currently leads the Federal Affairs team that serves as the liaison for the automotive industry, advocating and educating throughout the policy environment. Garrick previously served as Head of Federal Affairs, North at CSX Transportation and has over 30 years of experience guiding government affairs, strategic, financial and crisis communications, and community relations on behalf of utilities, nonprofits, universities, medium-sized businesses, and Fortune 500 companies.  Garrick received a Master of Arts degree in public policy from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania.