Robert Moran is a principal and member of the federal relations team in the Washington, D.C. office. Prior to joining Bose Public Affairs Group, Moran worked as the education policy director for the U.S. Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. In that role, he developed and oversaw the implementation of Chairman Lamar Alexander’s education policy agenda, coordinated policy goals with committee members on the Chairman’s behalf and served as lead negotiator on legislation and policy objectives.

Moran has spent more than two decades working on a variety of federal K-12, higher education and career and technical education policy issues. He brings a deep knowledge of education policy and vast experience with the legislative and executive branch processes to the BPAG federal relations team.

Previously, Moran served as the director of federal relations and policy analysis for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, where he developed, implemented, and managed federal outreach efforts for an association of over 400 four-year public institutions of higher education. He also worked as a senior advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary under President George W. Bush at the U.S. Department of Education and served in high level roles in two lobbying firms. In addition, Moran worked in the U.S. House of Representatives for 12 years, crafting legislation for two Congressional offices.


Moran is a graduate of Dickinson College with degrees in political science and mathematics.