Bose Public Affairs Group LLC is pleased to announce that David Crane has joined the firm as a principal. Crane is part of the firm’s federal relations team and works in the Washington, D.C. office.

“We are proud of the continued expansion of our federal relations team in these unprecedented times,” said Andrew Miller, managing principal of Bose Public Affairs Group. “As we strive to offer the best service to our clients, David’s decades of experience will be invaluable for our clients at the federal, state and local levels.”

Crane’s government relations practice focuses primarily on financial services, insurance, energy, artificial intelligence, intellectual property and tax issues. He is a legislative and public policy specialist with over 25 years of experience working at the highest levels in the United States Congress, national and state politics. He has extensive experience representing many of the largest financial services entities and trade associations on every aspect of financial services legislation and regulation both before Congress and regulators.

“David has a proven track record of delivering excellent client service and achieving results,” said Ellen Fern, managing director of federal relations at Bose Public Affairs Group. “David’s experience is an asset to our team and our clients, and we look forward to his success.”

Crane has previously worked with Bose Public Affairs Group as a senior policy advisor and has served as senior domestic policy advisor to Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott. He also served as senior advisor to Senator John McCain, including as professional staff on the Senate Commerce Committee and as senior domestic policy advisor to Senator McCain’s presidential campaigns in 2000 and 2008. He also served as legislative director for Senator Dan Coats of Indiana. Crane started his career in Washington working for the National Republican Senatorial Committee under then-Chairman Senator Phil Gramm (TX).

A native of Indiana, Crane worked on a number of statewide political campaigns in the Hoosier state and held private sector positions in commercial real estate and broadcasting before moving to Washington. He is the father of three sons and lives with his wife, Chris, in Alexandria, VA. Crane is a graduate of Ball State University with a degree in political science.