Ayal Frank serves as a Washington, D.C.-based consultant to U.S. and foreign clients, providing government and public affairs services. He is responsible for developing and implementing legislative strategies, as well as media and policy-related initiatives. Frank has a decade of work experience in international business. He has represented both governments and corporations, and specializes in Middle East markets. Frank has five years of Congressional experience. He served as the senior legislative assistant to Congressman James Maloney (D-CT), and supported the congressman's work on the House Armed Services Committee. He was also responsible for foreign affairs, trade and veterans issues for the congressman. Frank worked for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and interned at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He holds a bachelor's degree from Macalester College (St. Paul, MN), and a master's degree from the School of International Service at American University.