Mike Levin

Senior Director of Government Affairs

mike levin

Mike Levin is the Senior Director of Government Affairs for the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA).  He directs the organization's policies and objectives involving local, state, and federal government affairs. He leads analysis of proposed legislative actions, determines potential impact on ISA and develops appropriate responses. He is responsible for membership and non-checkoff development and issues-based analysis.

Prior to working for ISA, Levin was acting as chief of staff to Illinois State Senator William Brady. In this capacity, he was a key member of the Senator’s executive staff, responsible for central coordination of activities and operations. Levin has worked as a lobbyist and manager within association management and government both in Illinois and Nevada. He was director of government affairs for the Nevada Association of Realtors, directing public policy for state and local realtor associations. He also worked under the Illinois Speaker of the House as an issues development staff member. He and his wife, Jenny, have four children.

Focus areas
City
International and domestic market access
ISG policy development
Issues analysis and management
Membership programs
Public affairs
State and federal legislative affairs
Transportation and infrastructure