Gretchen Baldau serves as the Director of the Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development (CIED) Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council. As the Director of ALEC’s largest task force, Gretchen covers a diverse range of issues such as gig worker rights, zoning reform and reforming the regulatory state. She has testified before state legislatures and has been quoted by media like the Washington Times, Center Square, Epoch Timesand Pew Trusts.
At ALEC, Gretchen previously served as the Manager of the CIED Task Force and as the Executive Assistant to ALEC’s CEO. An alumnus of the Heritage Foundation’s Young Leaders Program, Gretchen’s initial professional years were spent in the hospitality industry at luxury resorts in Las Vegas and Auckland, New Zealand. She graduated from the University of Dallas where she earned her bachelor’s degree in English and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
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