Ron Eidshaug
  • Vice President and Chief of Staff, Government Affairs

As vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Division, Ron Eidshaug helps oversee a team of 10 full-time Capitol Hill lobbyists. Eidshaug is a sought-after speaker providing an insider’s perspective of Congress. He appears at engagements with governors, senators, members of Congress, administration officials, and business leaders across the U.S. and speaks to a wide range of international audiences. Eidshaug has a unique ability to translate Washington-speak into language that business leaders can understand.

In addition, Eidshaug is the Chamber’s chief lobbyist on energy, environmental, and regulatory reform issues. He joined the Chamber team in 1999 and has served in a variety of roles.A native New Yorker, Eidshaug worked in the New York State Governor’s Office of Regulatory Reform from 1995 to 1999 during the George Pataki administration. He has a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the State University of New York at Albany. He resides in Vienna, Virginia, with his wife, Pam, and their son, Evan.