LKQ Corporation announced it has hired Tyler Threadgill as VP of Federal Government Affairs. Threadgill will join LKQ’s Washington, D.C., office and assist in growing the company’s government affairs presence with a primary focus on federal government legislative policy and regulation.
“LKQ is excited to have Tyler join our growing Government Affairs team, helping us focus on the policies that are shaping the future of mobility and its impact on the profile of the U.S. car parc,” said Ian Musselman, senior VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs for LKQ Corporation. “Tyler joins LKQ with significant U.S. government legislative and regulatory knowledge, which will serve as a valuable asset to LKQ, our 22,000 U.S. employees and the customers that keep us coming to work each day,”
Threadgill most recently served as chief of staff to Congressman David Kustoff (TN-8), a position he held since the Congressman’s first day in office. In addition to his role starting and managing the office, he served as the senior policy and political advisor to the Congressman. Prior to his tenure with Rep. Kustoff, Threadgill served as a vice president at Mercury LLC, a multi-client lobbying and public affairs firm. He also served on the staffs of Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-3), Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) and in the Tennessee State Government.
Threadgill has extensive campaign experience, having served on several national campaigns headquartered out of Iowa, Tennessee, Texas and North Carolina. He earned a bachelor of arts in history from Texas Christian University.