Various positions National League of Cities, Washington, 1981—1984, director federal relations, 1984—1991, director Center Policy & Federal Relations, 1991—1999. Director state-federal relations National Governors' Association, Washington, 1999. Chief of staff to Republican Jim Moran United States House or Representatives, 2007—2010, assistant Appropriations Committee, 2007—2009.
Director legislation affairs and intergovernmental affairs Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), since 2010. Adjunct professor George Mason University.