Vice President of Government & Public Affairs
Seth Unger leads GBX Group’s government relations, public affairs, and coalition initiatives. This includes relationship building with government officials and policymakers, key media outlets, and stakeholder groups. Additionally, Seth identifies thought leadership opportunities for GBX’s experts in the areas of tax, historic preservation, economic impact, and community development. He oversees efforts to build strategic partnerships with local, state and federal audiences.
Prior to joining GBX, Seth was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where he worked to promote Administration priorities including the successful passage and implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. During his tenure, he served as the chief spokesperson for Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.
Before Seth’s time at Treasury, he was the battleground state communications director for the 2016 Trump campaign in Ohio. Seth also worked as Senior Policy Advisor for Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel and as a spokesperson for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Administration. His career includes a combined 20 years in government, media, and politics including 15 years of service at the state and federal level.