Brad A. Queisser
Senior Vice President
Brad A. Queisser serves as senior vice president of Bose Public Affairs Group as a member of the federal relations team in Washington, D.C. He works to forge relationships at all levels of government and business throughout the United States and internationally.
Prior to joining Bose Public Affairs Group, Brad was president of mCapitol Management where he previously served as director of national and state affairs, vice president, managing director and then senior vice president.
In addition, Brad’s extensive experience includes serving as director of government relations for a prestigious Wall Street law firm in Washington, D.C. and New York City. He was responsible for managing federal, state and local government advocacy for clients on issues including transportation, energy, engineering, construction, procurement and real estate.
Brad also has held several positions within the Democratic National Committee, including deputy executive director, senior advisor to the president of the 2000 Democratic National Convention Corporation, and with the Gore-Lieberman Recount Committee. He has represented the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee and the start-up of the 2004 Democratic National Convention Corporation.
Prior to his assignments in Washington, D.C., Brad served as director of finance and operations for the Indiana Democratic Party, and has worked on numerous Democratic political campaigns.
While in Indiana, Brad was vice president of business development for an Indianapolis-based construction management and real estate development firm doing work throughout the United States. He also served in the administrations of Governors Evan Bayh and Frank O’Bannon, at one point serving as the assistant director of the White River State Park Development Commission, a quasi-state agency tasked with the development of a 64-acre urban-state park in the center of downtown Indianapolis. During this tenure, Brad worked with and evaluated women-owned and minority-owned businesses (MBE/WBEs). He also served on the planning team for the 10th Pan American Games, held in Indianapolis in 1987.
In 2003, Brad was selected to join seven other “rising political figures” from across the United States on an international exchange program to Argentina and Uruguay, sponsored by the American Council of Young Political Leaders, a not-for-profit largely funded by the U.S. Department of State. In 2005, Brad was again selected, this time to lead a bipartisan political delegation to India and Pakistan.
Brad is a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington and attended Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis.
Honors / Awards
In 2013, Brad was named the recipient of the prestigious Hamilton-O’Bannon Award. This award, named after Indiana Governor Frank O’Bannon and U.S. Congressman Lee Hamilton, recognized Brad’s “outstanding leadership, service and dedication” to the Indiana Democratic Party. Brad was also named a Sagamore of the Wabash by both Indiana Governors Evan Bayh and Frank O’Bannon. The Sagamore of the Wabash is the highest distinction a sitting Indiana Governor can bestow on an individual.
Appointments / Memberships
Brad is a member of the board of directors of the Indiana Society of Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Washington, D.C.-based Indiana Forum.
Previously, Brad served as a member of numerous boards and commissions, including as chairman of the Alumni Advisory Board for The Washington Center Program for Internships and Academic Seminars, the Indiana Literacy Foundation, the NCAA Final Four Organization Committee, as well as several inaugural committees.