April 18, 2024 Press Release

Alliance for Automotive Innovation Names Steve Sisneros Chief External Affairs Officer

Top campaign and association strategist will strengthen auto industry’s digital advocacy and mobilization work

WASHINGTON, DC – Alliance for Automotive Innovation today named Steve Sisneros as Chief External Affairs Officer, effective immediately. Sisneros will oversee all external and research activities and lead the association’s digital advocacy and mobilization strategy across the country.

Sisneros joins Alliance for Automotive Innovation from the American Petroleum Institute (API) where he served as Vice President of External Mobilization, leading initiatives to engage a national network of industry advocates to advance energy policies.

Before API, he spent two election cycles at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as the Director of Campaigns and Voter Contact (2018) and National Field Director (2016). He previously held senior campaign strategist roles in competitive Presidential, Gubernatorial and Senate races in Floridia, Ohio and Nevada.

John Bozzella, president and CEO of Alliance for Automotive Innovation, said: “Steve’s a top campaign and digital mobilization strategist and a great addition to our team. Using digital tools and data-driven research, he’ll lead our work to educate policymakers and the public about the auto industry’s contribution to U.S. economic and national security – and the policies necessary for the electric transformation.”

Sisneros said: “This is an incredible chapter in automotive history. I’m excited to join this team and bring my advocacy experience in campaigns and government to tell the auto industry’s story in innovative ways and support the work of the association’s members in all corners of the country.”

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