Charles Willoughby

Senior Government Relations Advisor


Charles Willoughby, who has a background in government, corporate, and non-profit lobbying and public affairs joined McNees Wallace & Nurick as Senior Government Relations Advisor on March 16, 2020.

Prior to joining McNees Wallace & Nurick, Charles served as the Director of Government Affairs for American Municipal Power and the Ohio Municipal Electric Association where he held key roles in developing corporate and legislative strategies to address rapid changes in energy markets, customer demands, technologies and regulations, as well as achieved improved relations with internal and external stakeholders and organizational credibility.

His broad work history also includes serving as Director – Energy and Environmental Policy for the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Consultant – Industrial Energy Users of Ohio, Legislative Liaison – Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Legislative Aide – the Ohio Senate, and Ohio House of Representatives.

Charles has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.


Miami University, B.A., 2008

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