2019 Environmental Business Leadership Conference

The Four Seasons Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland
July 10, 2019
Registration Open

Rick Limardo, Vice President of Federal Government Affairs, MGM Resorts International

Rick Limardo, Vice President of Federal Government Affairs, MGM Resorts International

Rick Limardo serves as Vice President of Federal Government Affairs for MGM Resorts International. In this capacity, he advocates for MGM on Capitol Hill and across the country engaging legislators and shaping policy positions for MGM.

Mr. Limardo joined MGM after serving as Coalitions Director for the House Ways and Means Committee during the historic tax reform effort in 2017. In this role, he worked with outside groups, business stakeholders, policy leaders, and Members of Congress to build support for the Committee’s agenda.

Before joining the Ways and Means Committee, Mr. Limardo served nearly four years at the National Association of Manufacturers as one of their chief government relations professionals in the House and Senate. Prior to this, he served as Chief of Staff to his hometown member, Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) a member of the House Ways and Means Committee where he was directly responsible for advancing the Congressman’s overall agenda in the areas of tax, trade, and healthcare.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Limardo held roles at Roetzel and Andress, a multi-client lobbying and law firm. He started his career in Washington on Capitol Hill working for a senior appropriator, Congressman Ralph Regula (R-OH), where he held various positions including legislative director. Mr. Limardo received his bachelor’s degree from Miami University and his master’s degree from The United States Naval War College.