The board of directors for the Arizona Trucking Association announced the appointment of Tony Bradley as the new president and CEO. Bradley will also serve as the executive director for the Arizona Transportation Education Foundation.

Bradley succeeds Karen Rasmussen who served the association from 2001 until 2012 and is now the president and CEO for Help Inc.

Bradley has more than 15 years of experience in public policy, government relations, and public affairs. 

As president and CEO, Bradley will be responsible for legislative and government advocacy, communications, and management of the association.

Bradley has a Juris Doctorate from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

Prior to law school, Bradley was a partner at a consulting firm that helped political campaigns, non-profits, and businesses leverage the power of the Internet for fund-raising, grassroots building, and communications.

He has consulted on over 100 local, state, and federal campaigns.

In addition, Bradley worked on Capitol Hill for the Senate Commerce Committee. He began his career in politics as a staff assistant for Senator John McCain.