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The Political Life - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. A show about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

Hosted by Jim O'Brien, The Political Life introduces you to the personalities and "day in the life" experiences of some of the most interesting and dynamic individuals in the field. 

Jan 21, 2019

Katherine Hamilton is the Chair and cofounder of 38 North Solutions, a public policy firm focused on clean energy solutions. Hamilton is also a host of the podcast The Energy Gang, a weekly show about energy, green tech and the environment. Hamilton talks about the future of green technology, and current trends in environmental and energy legislation.

  • Hamilton was born in Richmond, and raised in Lynchburg, VA.
  • She studied English at Cornell University, and French Civilization at Paris-Sorbonne University.
  • Hamilton worked as an engineer, then as a commercial energy auditor for Dominion Virginia Power.
  • She then Served as President of GridWise Alliance, a non-profit business coalition.
  • She is a former Policy Director for the Energy Storage Association.
  • She cofounded 38 North Solutions in 2012.

“Don’t try to just be a lobbyist right away. Go and learn something; learn how things work.”

38 North Solutions is a public affairs firm that works for clients ranging from multi-national companies, to start-ups and trade associations, providing them with business development and government relations services.

Check out The Energy Gang for their weekly show to hear more from host Katherine Hamilton, and follow them on twitter @TheEnergyGang

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