Anthony Pugliese joined Envision Strategy, LLC after recently serving as the Chief of Staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). There he oversaw the daily activities of the Commission, including leadership of all agency staff. Mr. Pugliese advised the Chairman on all issues involving the agency, including policy priorities and served as the main point of contact between FERC and other government entities, such as the White House, PHMSA, Interior, CEQ, and others. As Chief of Staff, he served on the One Federal Decision Board and the Federal Permitting Infrastructure Council where FERC is the lead agency on the NEPA process.
Prior to FERC, Mr. Pugliese had served as Senior White House Adviser at the U.S. Department of Transportation, where he helped oversee all aspects of the department, including the various modes and regulatory reform. He also played a leadership role in the development and planning of President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure proposal.
Before moving to Washington, Pugliese was a consultant at Pugliese Associates, a leading government affairs firm in Pennsylvania, where he worked on a wide array of issues including economic development, energy, infrastructure, tax policy, international investment, agriculture and more.
Prior to that, Mr. Pugliese was Director of Legislative Affairs for former Pennsylvania Gov. Thomas Corbett, focusing on energy, tax policy, infrastructure, economic development and international affairs. He also served as staff on Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale Commission.