Brian Gutman is Learning Care Group’s senior expert on federal and state early care and education policies. He leads LCG’s advocacy with federal and state policymakers, and early childhood education organizations to close the gaps in access and opportunity for all children. Brian joined Learning Care Group from the Midwest office of The Education Trust-Midwest, where he was the Director of External Relations and Public Engagement. Previously, he worked on youth justice at a Massachusetts state agency and was legislative director for a New York elected official. Brian is admitted to practice law in Michigan, Massachusetts, and New York.