Federal Affairs Counsel
Yardly Pollas-Kimble is a partner at Venable and serves as federal affairs counsel to The Vision Council. She utilizes her extensive experience on Capitol Hill to represent The Vision Council before Congress, the executive branch and various regulatory bodies.
Prior to joining Venable, she served as the chief of staff to U.S. Congressman Bobby L. Rush. In addition to acting as a senior advisor and overseeing the development and implementation of Congressman Rush's political and policy initiatives, she was the liaison to Region IV of the House Democratic Leadership's Policy and Steering Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Pollas-Kimble also has substantial experience operating within the private sector, previously serving as head of congressional affairs for a major multinational telecommunications company.