Anne Steckel


A Global Advocate and Leader in Washington, D.C.

As Vice President of Federal Affairs for the National Biodiesel Board from 2012 to 2017, Anne oversaw historic growth in the biofuels sector.  Anne has significant experience on Capitol Hill, having worked as Chief of Staff and for the Senate Minority Whip, among other key roles. During her time in Washington, D.C., she has also directed government relations at the American Farm Bureau Federation and government affairs at Growth Energy, a renewable fuels trade group.   

Strategic Agility and Operational Expertise

Anne has over 20 years of experience in fostering relationships, framing policy and delivering results for companies in the energy, transportation and agriculture sectors.   She has successfully led and motivated geographically distributed teams of people with diverse responsibilities in public policy, government affairs, finance and budgeting, fundraising, constituent relations, public relations and legal.  

Deep Bipartisan Relationships

Anne is a respected bi-partisan leader in Washington, D.C. She has been recognized as a dynamic spokesperson and thoughtful industry leader who has testified many times before Congress, the International Trade Commission, EPA, Commerce and other public hearings.  

Proven Results

Anne has a consistent track record of exceeding performance expectations for her clients and employers, as most recently demonstrated by the 152% growth of the biodiesel industry since joining the organization in 2011.   Anne's efforts were recently recognized by the Washington Clean Cities Coalition, having been awarded the 2015 Initiative of the Year.