Kevin L. Kearns President, U.S. Business & Industry Council

Kevin L. Kearns is president of the U.S. Business and Industry Council, which was founded in 1933 and represents about 2,000 domestic manufacturers, mainly family-owned or closely held. He is a former Foreign Serivce Officer with extensive experience in East Asian and political military affairs. He was also a HIll staffer, serving on the Senate Foreign Afairs Committee. Before joining the Foreign Service, he was campaign manager and then legislative counsel for NY State Senator Sheldon Farber.