WASHINGTON, DC, May 03, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Michael Correia has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Driven to make a difference in governmental policies, specifically those regarding the cannabis industry, Mr. Correia currently excels as the director of government relations for the National Cannabis Industry Association. For more than seven years, he has raised awareness for the cannabis industry on Capitol Hill, as well as with various national organizations, with the distinction as being the first, full-time cannabis industry lobbyist.
Prior to lobbying for change within the industry, Mr. Correia worked for 12 years as a congressional staffer on Capitol Hill. A campaign veteran, Mr. Correia gained valuable expertise in the political realm on campaigns at the local, state and federal levels. Previous experience included being a senior project manager for New America Foundation's Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, the legislative director for Congressman George P. Radanovich in the U.S. House of Representatives and the director of federal affairs for the American Legislative Exchange Council. He was additionally active as a legislative staff member and the deputy commissions director for the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Resources.
Before embarking on his professional journey, Mr. Correia earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California San Diego. Though his career has been filled with highlights, he is especially honored to have advocated for policies in the U.S. Congress. Looking toward the future, Mr. Correia aims to continue working in the cannabis industry, advocating for the best practices, taxes and regulations while remaining open to the idea of running for public office.
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