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Executive Team

Scott Michael   Scott Michael
President and CEO

Scott Michael serves as President and CEO for AMSA. He has served as the industry's primary liaison to the Department of Defense, GSA, and other government customers of the moving and storage industry. He was previously AMSA's Vice President for Membership and has held other positions with AMSA and the American Movers Conference over the past two decades. Scott also serves as a vice president of the National Defense Transportation Association, an organization of transportation providers which works in support of the military. He lives in Alexandria, Va. with his wife and three daughters.

Scott is a trusted expert for the media on a wide range of consumer and industry topics. Listen to him talk about how to start the moving process, find a professional mover and save money on the move, as well as many more important questions to consider when moving, on AMSA’s SoundCloud page.

Brian Wright  

Brian Wright
Senior Vice President

Brian Wright is the Senior Vice President and oversees the Membership, Finance and Administration department. In this role, Brian serves as an integral member of the senior management team, and is responsible for the development of AMSA's financial management strategy while contributing to the development of the organization's strategic goals. Brian oversees all accounting, auditing, financial, risk management and investment activities, plus central service functions including human resources, information technology, purchasing, printing and building services.

Prior to joining AMSA, Brian was the Director of Finance and Operations for SmartPower, a nationwide non-profit marketing organization dedicated to promoting clean energy and energy efficiency. In this role, Brian administered all finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources and information technology functions for SmartPower. Brian also provided strategic direction, leadership and management for SmartPower's project work, with a specific focus on the coordination and execution of the Energy Efficiency campaigns.

Having worked for two separate Massachusetts moving companies during the 1990s, he has been involved in all facets of the industry. Brian started off as a helper while in college, and then worked as a crew chief, warehouse manager, inside salesperson and finally as the chief financial officer. His experience includes working for Olympia Moving & Storage and Gentle Giant.

Brian earned his MBA from Boston College, and his BS from Northeastern University.

Dan Veoni  

Dan Veoni
Vice President of Government Affairs

Dan Veoni serves as Vice President of Government Affairs at AMSA. In this role, Dan develops AMSA's policy positions, designs and implements all legislative and regulatory issue advocacy initiatives, participates in the planning and execution of strategic communications efforts associated with issue advocacy, and is staff liaison to AMSA's Government Affairs Committee. Dan also serves as Treasurer and manager of AMSA's political action committee (AMPAC).

Prior to joining AMSA, Dan was professional staff on the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee at the U.S. House of Representatives. Dan managed the highway safety, motor carrier, and highway research portfolio on behalf of Chairman Bill Shuster and former Chairman John Mica. Dan drafted the Highway Safety and Transportation Research and Education Titles in the House's Surface Transportation Reauthorization proposal (H.R. 7) and negotiated highway safety and research provisions on behalf of the Committee during MAP-21 (P.L. 112-141) Conference Committee meetings with Senate staff.

Dan is a graduate of Michigan State University and is currently pursuing a master's in public policy from George Mason University.