ACA Connects: Senior Vice President of Government Affairs
Ross Lieberman is a senior executive with 20+ years of trade association and corporate experience advocating before Congress and federal agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of competitive and incumbent providers in the communications industry. He currently serves as Senior Vice President of Government Affairs for ACA Connects – America’s Communications Association, a trade association that represents more than 600 independent broadband, video and telecommunications providers that serve large and small markets, including rural areas. As the chief government advocate for the association, he is responsible for managing the formulation and implementation of the group’s strategic initiatives before Congress, at federal agencies, especially the FCC and NTIA, and the courts. Before joining ACA Connects in 2007, Lieberman directed congressional and state affairs for EchoStar Communications Corporation, parent company of DISH Network, for seven years. Lieberman holds a Juris Doctor degree from American University’s Washington College of Law and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Johns Hopkins University. He resides in Washington, D.C. with his wife, and two boys. Lieberman is an avid fan of the New York Mets and an independent craft beer aficionado.