Peter La Fountain
POLITICAL & OUTREACH MANAGER
Peter leads several cross-cutting projects at the BlueGreen Alliance. He serves as a central point of support for narrative building and win-the-win activities that advance BGA’s economic agenda across the country. Peter also leads projects in a political-side capacity, including the development of BGA’s first-ever federal slate of endorsements in 2022.
Peter fosters development of strategic relationships with Members of Congress and with a range of federal policymakers and other national influencers. He serves as a key link between state and federal staff, tying together BGA’s work in state houses and communities with its advocacy on the federal level.
Peter is originally from a union household in New Jersey. He attended Boston University (BA) and the University of Texas at Austin (MPA), where he was elected student commencement speaker. He has served in roles on Capitol Hill, on a national campaign committee, at the White House, and at various research and academic organizations. He is based in Washington, DC.