Doug Hritz

Doug has extensive experience guiding both governmental agencies and private entities through complex legislative and regulatory processes. At River Crossing Strategy Group, Doug has successfully worked the legislative process to help numerous client bills get signed into law.  He has a wealth of bi-partisan legislative and staff-level relationships cultivated over a decade of serving in senior positions both in and out of government. He helps to lead the firm’s renewable energy practice and is passionate about working on economic development and transportation issues at the local and state level.  

Doug was raised in Middlesex County and it’s where the roots of his interest and passion for government, advocacy and political campaigns took hold and were developed. 

Before joining the firm in 2008, Doug worked as the Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for New Jersey's largest and most influential statewide transportation advocacy association, where he was at the forefront of lobbying initiatives related to the Transportation Trust Fund and infrastructure funding.

Doug previously served as the legislative liaison for Governors McGreevey and Codey and for former State Treasurer John McCormac.  He is a veteran of multiple gubernatorial campaigns throughout the country and was previously employed as a public affairs associate for a prominent governmental affairs consulting firm. 

Doug is a proud Rutgers University Alum.  His greatest joy in life is spending time with his daughter.  He loves sports and is passionate about soccer, whether it is playing the game or following his favorite club, Manchester United.  He’s a devoted viewer of Game of Thrones and can quote movie lines on everything from Caddyshack to The Godfather. 

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Favorite Teams

  • NY Jets
  • NY Yankees
  • Manchester United