Hal Lenox, Jr., is a principal at Hawksbill Advisors, a Hawksbill Group Company. Hawksbill Advisors is a consulting firm that provides strategic counsel in public policy and external and regulatory affairs to clients worldwide.
Prior to Hawksbill, he served as the Regional Director – Western Region, State Government Affairs for General Motors. In this role he was responsible for state legislative and regulatory activities and worked to pass numerous bills in policy areas including the authorization and regulation of autonomous vehicle operations, alternative vehicle fuel vehicle legislation, and franchise law.
Before joining GM, Hal served as the President of AT&T New York and AT&T Nevada, where he helped pass telecommunications and video franchise reform legislation. Prior to his promotion to state president, he held the position of Sales Vice President, leading an organization of over 500 sales professionals in California.
Earlier in his career, Lenox delivered testimony before Congress during hearings on the Internet and advised members of Congress and their staffs on broadband and wireless policy and related topics.
Hal participated on the boards of the California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA) and the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), as well as the Colorado Department of Transportation’s “Road X” Innovisers Council, a public/private sector advisory group on advanced transportation solutions. He also represented GM on the State Affairs Committee of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers.
He has held adjunct faculty positions at the College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno and the Department of Business in the San Diego Community College District.
Lenox graduated with distinction from the University of Redlands with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and received his MBA from San Diego State University.