Patrick Bennett

Vice President of Chapter Management

As Vice President of Chapter Management, Patrick Bennett manages government affairs and chapter activities in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Prior to this position, Bennett represented the Indiana chapter of the National Waste & Recycling Association as a lobbyist for more than 10 years. In addition, Bennett provided government relations services to other clients and operated a small legal practice.

For 30 years, Bennett has represented business interests as a lobbyist before state government. In both the legislative and regulatory arenas, he has become a trusted source of information and a tireless advocate. For the last several years, environmental and energy issues have been his primary focus.

Bennett holds a bachelor of science from Ball State University and a Juris Doctorate from IU Law School – Indianapolis.

A native Hoosier, raised in Crawfordsville, Bennett resides with his family in Nashville, Ind.