Rick Robinson is senior vice president of state and local affairs for the Manufactured Housing Institute. At MHI, Rick works directly with state associations and local members on zoning and Fair Housing issues. He became familiar with manufactured housing issues when working as Legislative Director for U.S. Congressman Jim Bunning. Following his stint on Capitol Hill, Rick was a practicing lawyer focusing on commercial finance. As a lobbyist during that time he garnered a reputation for developing relationships on both sides of the aisle.