Md. – October 25, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced
the addition of Hailey Ray as director, political affairs. Ray joins the Auto
Care Association’s government affairs department, where she will lead the
association’s political action committee, “ACPAC.” ACPAC is the only bipartisan
fund that seeks to elect and re-elect officials who work to advance, promote
and preserve a vibrant auto care industry.
Ray will be responsible for designing
and administering an aggressive campaign to raise money for the association’s
political action committee in addition to coordinating political contributions
and producing association-hosted political events.
The role will task Ray with developing
and implementing multi-year fundraising, marketing and communications plans focused
on retaining and increasing contributions from current donors and expanding the
number of donors to the PAC. Ray will also be responsible for working with the
association’s government affairs staff to coordinate contributions to political
action committees as well attendance at fundraisers and partnering with
congressional political finance teams to produce association hosted political
Ray most recently served as the PAC
director for the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), where she oversaw
a $3 million PAC program, counseled lobbyists on political climate and how best
to spend funds, planned events and meetings at multiple conferences along with separate
quarterly events to raise additional dollars and increase the profile of NMHC.
Prior to working for NMHC, Ray
was the government affairs and PAC manager for the National Community Pharmacists
Association (NCPA), where she fundraised and implemented strategies for a $1.5
million PAC program. During her time at NCPA, Ray worked with the association
to identify members of Congress to receive PAC funds, educated members of
Congress and their staff about the association’s goals and priorities and coordinated
Hill events for staff and membership.
Ray also brings with her nearly a
decade of experience working in politics—from campaigning and fundraising, to
interning and working on Capitol Hill for elected members of Congress.
Ray is a graduate of the Catholic
University of America in Washington, D.C., where she received a Bachelor of
Arts degree in Politics and a minor in English.
For more information about the
Auto Care Association’s Political Action Committee (ACPAC), please visit autocareadvocacy.org or contact
Hailey Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org.