Jim Halloran

Western Region State Governmental Affairs Manager,
Caterpillar, Inc.

BIOGRAPHICAL DATA:     Jim Halloran joined Caterpillar Inc. in September of 1996 and is currently serving as the Western Region State Governmental Affairs Manager based in Sacramento, CA.  In that capacity Jim is responsible for advocating Caterpillar’s positions in fourteen states on various issues including tax, labor and environmental issues impacting the company.

He has held several positions with the company including being the companies California Regulatory Affair Manager advocating for clean diesel technologies to various regulatory agencies and non-governmental organizations throughout California. He has also served as the Sales Development Manager for the On-Highway Engines Marketing group where he was responsible for the development of support programs and materials for the internal/external sales staff, as well as HR Manager for Caterpillar’s Power Systems Marketing Division.  He began his Caterpillar career as the Washington Manager responsible for Cat’s direct interaction with Members of Congress and development of lobbying and grassroots strategies in response to federal legislative and regulatory initiatives.

ACTIVE AFFILIATIONS: Board of Director – KS Chamber of Commerce; Executive Committee/Board of Director – CA Manufacturing and Technology Assoc.; Advisory Board Member Mount St. Joseph’s Winery – Loomis, CA

EDUCATION: BA Loyola Univ. Chicago

INTERESTS: Family activities including lacrosse (son) and theater (daughter) fan, golf and Chicago Cubs