Successful Thought Leadership


Kate Fox Wood
Senior Director of Government Relations at Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Kate Fox Wood serves as Senior Director of Government Relations at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, where she oversees the association’s federal government relations efforts, as well as the execution of its policy-focused thought-leadership initiative, Infrastructure Vision 2050. She also oversees AEM’s political action committee, AEMPAC.

Before joining AEM, she worked on and managed several political campaigns in Nevada and Texas for federal and state candidates. Prior to that, Kate spent three years working in the U.S. House of Representatives as a legislative assistant for U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre, overseeing his veterans affairs, foreign affairs, and financial services legislative portfolio. She also worked for the Texas State House, specifically assisting with legislative efforts to give tax relief to Gold Star Survivors.

She received her Master’s in Political Management from George Washington University and an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University.