Aaron Suntag is a principal at PSW, where he leads the firm’s energy and environment practice and advises clients on issues relating to agriculture, commerce, transportation, appropriations, and federal tax policy.
From 2015 to 2022, Suntag served as Senior Policy Advisor to U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, the fourth ranking Democrat in the Senate. In this capacity, he was the Senator’s chief advisor on energy, environmental, and automotive policies, including those that came before her as a member of the Finance, Energy and Natural Resources, and Environment and Public Works Committees. Suntag worked closely on related policies with the Senator’s Agriculture Committee staff. He was also the principal advisor to Great Lakes Task Force Chairwoman Stabenow and other Senate offices representing states in the Great Lakes Basin. In addition, Suntag assisted with Senator Stabenow’s work in leadership as Chairwoman of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC).
From 2010 to 2014, he served as a Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Kay Hagan. In that role, he served as the principal advisor on agriculture, energy, and environmental policies, including those that came before the Senator as a member of the Senate Banking and Armed Services Committees. In addition, he was Senator Hagan’s principal advisor as Chair of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus.
Suntag began his career in Washington at PSW, first as a research associate and later as a policy advisor. In this role, he worked closely with corporate, non-profit, and governmental clients on a broad range of policies.
Suntag has a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University and attended Johns Hopkins University for a Dual Masters in Business Administration and Government. In 2021, he was selected as a Stennis Congressional Staff Fellow for the 117th Congress.