Erik Hower currently serves as the Executive Director of Public Affairs for AT&T, the world’s largest communications company, where he manages public policy advocacy campaigns directed at Congress, the FCC and other policy makers.
Mr. Hower has an extensive political background, having served on campaign staffs in Delaware, Louisiana, Iowa and Virginia. In addition to political campaign experience, he served as Senior Project Manager at VeriSign, an internet infrastructure and security company. Following his time at VeriSign, Erik was a Director at DCI Group, where he managed state and federal public affairs for multiple Fortune 50 companies.
Erik serves on the Board of Directors at Food & Friends, a non-profit organization that prepares, packages and delivers meals to people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses throughout the Washington, DC metro area. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and currently lives in Oak Hill, VA with his wife Cara.