James Glueck
Senior Vice President, Advanced Bioproducts

James Glueck serves as CRA’s Senior Vice President of Advanced Bioproducts, overseeing and executing legislative and regulatory priorities for policies related to advanced bioproducts. He also leads the organization’s Advanced Bioproducts Committee.

Prior to joining CRA, James served as Vice President at the Torrey Advisory Group, where he advised and represented clients across the food and agriculture value chain on engaging federal legislative and executive branch officials on policy issues including sustainability, supply chain, health and hunger, research, regulation, and production agriculture.

Previously, James held many positions with the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, including Staff Director and Policy Director where he led teams responsible for oversight, presidential nominations, and bipartisan, bicameral legislative efforts, including reauthorization of the 2014 and 2018 Farm Bills and COVID-19 emergency relief packages.

James has also worked for Senator Mike Johanns, Bunge North America, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. An alumnus of Texas A&M University, Glueck holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural development with a minor in business and a certificate in Spanish.

In his spare time, James enjoys gardening, staying active outdoors, and traveling. He is a sought-after speaker in the food and agriculture sectors.