Trevor Pearson is a director at APCO Worldwide and is based in Raleigh. He is a seasoned public policy and communications professional specializing in energy, water, natural resources, and infrastructure. With a well-rounded resume that includes House, Senate, lobbying, and campaign experience, Mr. Pearson has played a leadership role in identifying, developing and advancing major federal, state and local policy solutions over the last decade.
Prior to joining APCO, Mr. Pearson served as Policy Advisor to U.S. Senator Martha McSally (AZ) where he managed the Senator’s chairmanship of the Water and Power Subcommittee within the Energy and Natural Resources Committee and helped shepherd several landmark legislative priorities through Congress, including the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act – which enhanced water security for 40 million Americans – and the CARES Act Tribal COVID Relief Fund – which was the largest federal investment in tribal communities in U.S. history. He also served as a legislative director in the U.S. House of Representatives, a principal lobbyist at Meguire Whitney, LLC, and as a research assistant at the National Academy of Sciences.
Mr. Pearson is a member of the Board of Directors for American Conservation Experience, a national nonprofit organization that provides environmental service and career development opportunities for youth and young adults.
Mr. Pearson received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Brigham Young University-Idaho and a Master of Arts in Russian and Eurasian Studies with an emphasis in energy policy from the European University at Saint Petersburg, Russia.