As Executive Director, Stone serves as the spokesman for NACE and the nation’s county infrastructure professionals, those tasked with ensuring the safety of nearly one-half of the nation’s roads and 40% of the nation’s bridges. He guides the organization’s federal advocacy with aligned organizations and partners; and promotes issues crucial to modernizing America’s infrastructure. He also directs the operations, corporate and external relations, initiatives and staff of the association.
Stone previously served as the Associate Legislative Director for Transportation and Infrastructure at the National Association of Counties (NACo). There, he led all policy development and advocacy pertaining to the county role in ownership and maintenance of roads, bridges, airports and other important infrastructure. Prior to NACo, Stone served as Policy Advisor for former U.S. Congressman and House of Representatives Transportation Committee Chairman John L. Mica. Appearing in publications such as NPR and Axios, Stone is a nationally recognized voice in transportation infrastructure. Stone received his BA in Political Science from the University of Central Florida and lives in Bethesda Maryland with his wife and 2 young children.