- Executive Director, Congressional and Public Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Kevin Courtois (cort-wah) is Executive Director of Congressional and Public Affairs at the U.S. Chamber’s Great Lakes Regional Office. To achieve the U.S. Chamber’s public policy goals, Kevin cultivates and maintains legislative, political, media and grasstops resources throughout Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.
Kevin leads the U.S. Chamber’s efforts to strengthen its relationships with Members of Congress through member businesses, associations, and local and state chambers of commerce across the region.
Before joining the U.S. Chamber in 2015, Kevin spent five years in Washington, D.C. where he worked for Senator Chuck Grassley’s Finance Committee staff during its consideration of the Affordable Care Act. He also served on Senator Grassley’s Judiciary Committee staff where he handled health policy issues and federal judicial nominations. While working on Capitol Hill, Kevin attended evening classes at the George Mason University School of Law before completing his last year at Northwestern Law School in Chicago, where he currently resides.