RESTON, VA (PRWEB) – AALU announced on Tuesday that Armstrong Robinson has joined the organization as Vice President of Legislative Affairs. In his new position, Robinson will play a primary role in helping lead AALU’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill, with a focus on House and Senate Republican policymakers.
“I am very excited to have Armstrong join the AALU Government Affairs team. With his legislative expertise and deep relationships, he will make an immediate impact at a critical time for our membership and the life insurance community,” said Chris Morton, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. “We will undoubtedly benefit from Armstrong’s leadership.”
Robinson added, “AALU is a terrific organization with a strategic vision. I am thrilled to join an extraordinary team of talented, committed professionals. With the federal government considering both tax reform and overhauling financial regulations, there are multiple opportunities to achieve AALU’s objectives.”
Prior to joining AALU, Robinson was a Director at the Prime Policy Group, one of Washington’s preeminent bipartisan lobbying firms. Working at Prime, Armstrong contributed strategic counsel, creative advocacy, and thoughtful follow-up for clients across a wide range of issues. Clients valued his insights, positive attitude, and bipartisan reach throughout Congress and the Administration. Armstrong’s legislative, communications, and political experience, as well as his friendly working relationships, enhance his perspective.
“Armstrong made major contributions to our team and delivered effectively and consistently for our clients,” noted Prime Policy’s Charlie Black. “He is a pleasure to work with, and I’m confident he will strengthen the professional team advocating for AALU’s priorities.”
During his decade of service as a Congressional staffer, Armstrong served as Chief of Staff and Counsel to Congressmen Keith Rothfus (R-PA), Geoff Davis (R-KY), and gained valuable political campaign experience. Working with Congressman Davis, he coordinated the Congressman’s efforts as a Deputy Whip, Regional Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, and as a Ways & Means Subcommittee Chairman.
Armstrong has a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University, a B.A. from the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University, and is admitted to the bar in Virginia. He and his wife, Meredith, live in Alexandria, Virginia with their son.
For over 60 years, AALU has been the most trusted, influential voice for financial professionals and the life insurance community in Washington, DC. With a singular focus on the issues impacting life insurance products, professionals, and families and businesses who use their products and services to protect the things they love, AALU has a heritage of leadership and success. AALU provides its members with essential tools and services required to help grow their businesses, serve clients well, and protect the life insurance profession.
AALU members build strong, personal relationships with key Congressional leaders, network with the most successful professionals in the life insurance markets, and learn from peers and recognized experts. Additional information about AALU can be found at www.aalu.org.
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