Brandon Kirkham is the managing director of federal relations at Bose Public Affairs Group, working in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He has more than two decades of public policy and government relations experience. Brandon helps clients in highly-regulated industries respond to federal legislative and regulatory challenges, advising clients in the energy, renewable fuels, chemical, food and agribusiness, manufacturing, medical and logistics sectors. He also has extensive experience in developing and managing PACs, trade association engagements, grassroots advocacy campaigns and coalitions.

Previously, Brandon developed a complex, multi-client government relations practice within a large law firm in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he founded and ran a boutique consulting firm. He also spent more than 15 years as part of the government relations team at Marathon Oil Corporation, including as leader of the company’s Washington, D.C. operations.


Brandon is a graduate of Murray State University with a degree in political science. He earned his master’s in political science from George Washington University in 2002. In 2013, he completed the global advanced management program through the McDonough Business School at Georgetown University and the ESADE business school in Madrid, Spain.