As vice president, James Glueck provides analysis, strategic advice, and representation to clients on a range of agriculture and food policy issues. James served as staff director for the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee from 2017 until 2021 under the leadership of Chairman Pat Roberts. In the past, Glueck served as deputy staff director and policy director for Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee Ranking Member Thad Cochran as well as a legislative assistant for Senator Mike Johanns. His legislative experience includes work on the 2014 and 2018 Farm Bills as well as biotech disclosure and pesticide registration laws.
Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, James worked for Bunge North America, an integrated agribusiness and food ingredient company. Previously, he served at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, including roles as a senior advisor to the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services–during the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha round negotiations and the 2008 Farm Bill, congressional liaison, deputy White House liaison, deputy director of intergovernmental affairs, and confidential assistant in the Farm Service Agency.
James received an undergraduate degree in agricultural development from Texas A&M University and a graduate certificate in Advanced International Affairs from the George Bush School of Government and Public Service.
Staff Director, Senate Agriculture Committee Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Agriculture