Madeleine Pike is a Director at TG&A. In her current position, she services and lobbies on behalf of a number of clients. She has emerged as a key member of the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE) federal advocacy team, which seeks to leverage local resources with federal dollars in order to invest billions in critically needed capital improvements to the region’s rail infrastructure.
Ms. Pike assists multiple municipal clients in pursuing federal grants for rail, transit, water, and freight infrastructure projects and has worked with Class I railroad clients to build relationships with Members of Congress and better engage them in their operations. Ms. Pike has worked with commuter rail clients to increase federal transit security funding, PTC grant opportunities, and formula funding. Additionally, she has worked to bring transit and technology companies together to encourage more widespread adoption of Mobility on Demand services to improve the efficiency and operations of transit systems.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Pike spent over half a decade working on Capitol Hill. She most recently served as the Senior Legislative Assistant for Congressman Albio Sires of New Jersey’s 8th District, a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where she managed the Congressman’s activity related to his post on the Committee and managed transportation, labor, energy, and environmental policy. During her tenure, she staffed the Congressman through consideration of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the first long-term surface transportation bill in nearly a decade.
Prior to serving Congressman Sires, Ms. Pike was a Legislative Assistant for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. During this time, Ms. Pike was involved in the passage of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act.
Ms. Pike graduated summa cum laude from Montana State University.
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