For more than 18 years, Craig Rushing has been engaged in federal and state policy matters. He began his career on Capitol Hill focusing on issues including agriculture, energy, natural resources and national defense. After leaving Washington, DC, he resumed policy engagement by representing firms at the state government level.
A Leadership Charlotte Class 37 alumnus, Craig has chaired or been a board member of several state government relations committees in the retail and manufacturing space. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He enjoys history, traveling with family, and maintains a lifelong enthusiasm for Tar Heel basketball.