Washington, District of Columbia
Reappointed in 2022
Committees: Safety & Product Innovation Committee
Stephen Sothmann is the Executive Director of the Meat Import Council of America, Inc. (as of January 1, 2021). In this role, Stephen represents and promotes the interests of the imported meat industry before a wide-range of stakeholders. He joined the organization in 2017 and is based in Washington, DC. In addition to this role, he is also the current President of the Leather & Hide Council of America, a trade association focused on the hide, skin and leather industries. Prior to joining MICA, Sothmann worked as a staff member for U.S. Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana, covering a broad range of economic issues. A native of Indiana, Sothmann received a B.A. from Purdue University, an M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, and J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.