Vice President, State & Local Affairs
Topics: State and local government affairs, grassroots advocacy, workforce and labor
Mike Whatley is the National Restaurant Association’s vice president of state and local affairs. He advocates on behalf of the restaurant industry throughout the country.
Before joining the Association, he worked for the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, Calif. He recently received his MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.