Policy Advisor Resume

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Kim Severson

1605 Progress Way

Quasqueton, IA52326



Job Objective Looking for work within your organization as a Policy Advisor.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in electric procurement-related policy and legislative assessment
  • Outstanding knowledge of assessing and writing reports on complex regulatory, legislative and governmental matters
  • Proficient in developing and delivering presentations to diverse stakeholders and upper management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate others and follow all policy standards

Work Experience:

Policy Advisor, August 2005 – Present

New York City Economic Development Corporation, Quasqueton, IA

  • Overseen portfolio of economic development agencies, boards, and commissions.
  • Coordinated economic development initiatives, programs and projects.
  • Performed qualitative and quantitative assessments of proposals.
  • Reviewed agency and interagency work products, coordinated communications and outreach strategies.
  • Ensured efficient relationships between all stakeholders.

Policy Advisor, May 2000 – July 2005

AARP, Quasqueton, IA

  • Identified challenges and solutions in the area of tax and spending policies.
  • Researched trends in federal and state tax systems, budgets, and social insurance and other spending programs and made recommendations to AARP research and advocacy.
  • Conducted and overseen original research on highly visible and potentially controversial policy issues in areas of importance to AARP.
  • Developed policy and promoted social change compliance to AARP’s Social Impact Agenda.
  • Provided objective policy analysis and represented AARP in public forums.
  • Served as an expert resource for policymakers outside AARP.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, HI

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