F. Vincent Vernuccio brings over a decade of expertise in labor law and policy and is regarded as one of the leading experts in the field. As a labor policy consultant, he has advised a multitude of policy and grassroots organizations throughout the country. Vernuccio holds advisory positions with several organizations including senior fellow with the Mackinac Center, Virginia Works, and others. He is a graduate of the Ave Maria School of Law.
Vernuccio served on the U.S. Department of Labor transition team for the Trump Administration, as a member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel, and under former President George W. Bush he served as special assistant to the assistant secretary for administration and management in the Department of Labor. Currently, he is a well-respected and sought-after voice on labor policy panels throughout the country and in Washington, D.C. He has advised congressmen and state legislators on labor-related issues, and has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service and Labor Policy.
Mary Ellen Beatty is a strategic communicator with more than a decade of experience in issue advocacy and non-profit management. She understands how to craft messaging and frame policy issues for both national and state and local campaigns. She has direct experience managing organizational content strategy for various Washington, DC nonprofits, running media outreach efforts and serving as an on-the-record media spokesperson.