Paige ShevlinStrategic Advisor for Infrastructure Workforce Development at the U.S. Department of Transportation
Paige Shevlin is the Strategic Advisor for Infrastructure Workforce Development at the U.S. Department of Transportation. In that role, she is responsible for implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in a way that promotes high-quality jobs and greater diversity in the infrastructure workforce. Paige has extensive experience in federal and local government with a focus on job training, higher education, and social insurance programs. Paige was the Economic Development Policy Advisor to the King County Executive, in Seattle, Washington. Paige was responsible for working with regional organizations to create economic and workforce development strategies for the county. A principal focus of her work was reallocating workforce funding to reduce racial disparities in workforce services and outcomes. Prior to her time in local government, Paige was the Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House National Economic Council. She was responsible for leading the development of labor market policies including the Vice-President’s Job-Driven Training initiative and policy decisions relating to regulations of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Paige also held appointed positions in the Obama Administration at the Council of Economic Advisers and the Department of Labor. Prior to joining the Obama Administration, she was the Assistant Policy Director at the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution and an Assistant Analyst at the Congressional Budget Office. Paige received a BA in Economics from Wellesley College and an MA in Public Affairs from Princeton University.