Sebastian (Seb) executes ABA’s advocacy goals, covering issues related to nutrition, trade, and agricultural policy. He works to forge partnerships between policymakers and Members in many ways, including through ABA’s grassroots action center, RiseToAction. Sebastian drives member engagement while researching and monitoring legislative and regulatory developments that will affect the baking industry.
Additionally, Sebastian provides mission-critical administrative support that ranges from composing correspondence to the management of databases.
Prior to joining ABA, Sebastian was a Policy and Legislative Affairs Intern at the American Frozen Foods Institute where he helped organize their annual fly-in. He also drafted position briefs to send to Members of Congress.
Sebastian graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. He received a Master of Public Health from Cornell University in 2022.
Sebastian's Expertise, Roles, and Responsibilities
Americans for Safe and Efficient Transportation Group
Ag and Food Transportation Coalition
North American Free Trade Coalition
Ocean Shipping Reform Act Coalition
Advocate for ABA’s positions alongside the Government Relations team
Monitor the ever-changing legislative and regulatory landscape for ABA’s Members
Favorite Baked Good
Sebastian enjoys a well-baked baguette since it can be both savory and sweet depending on the toppings.