Kyle Bush Named Government Affairs Specialist for the Texas Association of Manufacturers

November 18, 2022

AUSTIN – The Texas Association of Manufacturers (TAM) announced Kyle Bush as the Association’s new Government Affairs Specialist. Bush will assist TAM leadership with legislative and regulatory advocacy, political analysis, association operations, and representation on all matters affecting TAM members and the manufacturing industry in Texas.

Prior to joining TAM, Bush was a financial controller at Murphy Nasica & Associates, served as a field director and campaign manager for Texas House and city council races, and has held various leadership positions in manufacturing, including management, sales, and operations in the private sector.

“Kyle brings a wealth of experience from the public and private sectors that will serve our members well,” said Tony Bennett, president of TAM. “He’ll be a strong voice for Texas manufacturers and a great resource for lawmakers and staff.”

Bush holds a Master of Business Administration from Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Liberal Arts Honors from the University of Texas at Austin.

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The Texas Association of Manufacturers (TAM) actively represents the interests and priorities of more than 600 member companies in Austin and in Washington, D.C. Manufacturers in Texas account for 13.07 percent of the total output in the state – more than $241 billion in 2020 – and employ more than 881,000 Texans in jobs that pay an average compensation of over $90,100 annually. On average, each manufacturing job created also provides 5 additional jobs in our communities. For two decades, Texas remains the number one exporting state for manufactured goods in the United States. Follow TAM on Facebook and Twitter.