Peter La Fountain is a Policy Advisor with the BlueGreen Alliance, where he covers advocacy related to transportation and the various crossovers between clean technology and economics.
Peter has served on the legislative teams of two senior Members of Congress, where he worked on projects related to the climate crisis, specialized transit, and offshore wind incentives. Along with previous campaign committee experience, he also served a placement at the White House, where he helped build talent pipelines at the Presidential Personnel Office. Peter originally got his start in Washington as an intern for the late Senator Frank Lautenberg.
He earned an MPA from the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin. While there, he led outreach related to the efficiency of freight shipping networks in Texas, and researched the deregulatory behavior of Congress in the 1990s. He was elected student commencement speaker by his peers. Peter holds a BA from Boston University, and was raised in a union household in New Jersey.