Towers Mingledorff is director of public affairs for the Public Affairs practice group. Towers comes to the Public Affairs group from CLT Host 2020, Inc. where he served as Chief Operating Officer for the §501(c)(3) not-for-profit economic development organization that worked with leaders in Charlotte and throughout the region. Prior to CLT Host 2020, Inc., Towers held a variety of public policy roles at the federal and state levels within offices representing North Carolina.
Towers focused on agriculture, environmental, and natural resources policy when staffing the North Carolina Senate Committee on Appropriations on Agriculture, Natural, and Economic Resources; Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources Committee; Environmental Review Commission; and the Agriculture and Forestry Awareness Study Commission.
While staff to members of the North Carolina federal delegation in both the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate, Towers worked on a variety of issues. Areas of focus included agriculture, natural resources, economic development, education, telecommunications, housing, technology, intellectual property and monetary policy. He also supported constituencies in the areas of financial services, banking, and taxes; science; commerce, small business and entrepreneurship; manufacturing and exports; and appropriations, where he helped secure funding after the devastation of Hurricane Matthew.