President, American Automotive Policy Council
In 2011, Governor Blunt was appointed AAPC president by its three member companies. FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company noted his leadership as governor of one of the U.S.’s top automobile and component producing states.
Prior to his election as governor, Governor Blunt served in the Missouri House of Representatives and as Missouri’s Secretary of State. As Secretary of State, he reformed state election laws and used technology to increase customer convenience while also reducing costs.
Governor Blunt graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in History. Upon leaving active duty in 1998, he remained in the Naval Reserve for nearly ten years and was mobilized for six months after the September 11, 2001 attacks. Governor Blunt and his wife Melanie have two sons, William Branch and Brooks.