Bill Parsons is Vice President for Federal and State Affairs. In that capacity, he oversees ACP’s federal policy team in Washington, D.C. and state policy team across the country. Prior to joining ACP, Bill was Chief Operating Officer at the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) with responsibility for managing ACORE’s day-to-day operations, including policy, programs, and strategic communications. A 14-year Hill veteran, Bill served as Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for Congressman Chris Van Hollen, where his portfolio included climate, energy, tax, financial services, and the environment. He ran the House Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus for eight years and was a founding Board Member of the Montgomery County Green Bank. Bill is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in Bethesda, MD.