Tristan North is a registered lobbyist with more than 20 years of expertise and experience in government affairs. He joined Association Management Group (AMG) in 2002 and has been a lobbyist with the American Ambulance Association (AAA) since 1996. Tristan also advises other Interel clients on public policy issues.
As the Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for the AAA, Tristan oversees all aspects of the legislative and regulatory priorities of the Association before the Congress and Federal agencies. He is the lead lobbyist for the AAA and is responsible for shaping and implementing the public policy of the organization. Prior to joining Interel, Tristan was Director of Government Affairs for the AAA with their former management firm.
Prior to his service with the AAA, Tristan spent five years in government affairs representing the interest of health care and financial service clients before the Congress. For four of those years, Tristan was a member of a team that represented the AAA on legislative and regulatory issues.
Tristan began his career in politics with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services where he worked as a professional staff member and investigator. While on the Committee, he was responsible for issues involving anti-counterfeiting efforts, the redesign of the currency and the review of the US banking system.
Tristan is a team player and understands how to maximize and leverage the resources of his team and the client in order to achieve success. He is dedicated to his clients and provides council to them on realizing their long-term visions as well as addressing the short-term deliverables.
Tristan graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts with a Bachelors of Science in Finance. He is an avid skier and scuba diver and enjoys traveling the globe.