Jot Condie joined the California Restaurant Association (CRA) in May of 1999. He was promoted to the position of president + chief executive officer on May 17, 2004. Prior to this post, Jot was the CRA's vice president of government affairs and public policy, serving as the restaurant industry's chief lobbyist in California. Condie was instrumental in the expansion of CRA's Government Affairs staff. He also oversaw the association's Political Action Committee (PAC) and the Issues Political Action Committee (IPAC), both of which have been recognized as being amongst the top tier small business PACs in California.
Prior to joining the CRA, Jot was the legislative director for the California Manufacturer's Association, where he lobbied on behalf of California's Fortune 500 companies. He also served as the chief lobbyist for the Southern California Air Quality Alliance, a consortium of aerospace, manufacturing and high-tech companies with an interest in air quality regulation issues. Before joining the Manufacturer's Association, Jot worked in the State Capitol as staff director for Assistant Assembly Republican Leader Jan Goldsmith, directing a staff of policy consultants and legislative aides. He also served as the legislative director and political advisor to Assemblywoman Carol Bentley, the minority whip.
Jot is a graduate of San Diego State University with a degree in Political Science.
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