Alyssa Shooshan, senior director, member and board relations, joined the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in 2010. Based in New Hampshire, Ms. Shooshan serves as a liaison for NAM member companies headquartered in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Ms. Shooshan comes to the NAM with over 17 years of experience in the federal government. She began her career as a legislative assistant specializing in education and communications issues in the Washington, D.C. office of Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) and later managed the Senator’s legislative staff and coordinated policy as his legislative director. She returned to New Hampshire to become the Senator’s project director for homeland security and education issues before ending her government service as his chief of staff. In this position, she was responsible for managing the Washington, D.C. and New Hampshire offices and coordinating the Senator’s policy and message. Ms. Shooshan obtained her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of New Hampshire and is a native of the state.