Gavin Clingham provides day-to-day management of DCI Group's federal Government Affairs division. The Government Affairs division assists corporations and not-for-profit entities such as universities, colleges, municipalities and health care entities in being heard before the Executive Branch and the United States Congress. Mr. Clingham personally counsels clients needing specific expertise in the area of federal appropriations.
Prior to joining DCI Group, Mr. Clingham served as Appropriations Associate and Legislative Director for Congressman Alan B. Mollohan (D-West Virginia), Chairman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee. In that capacity, Mr. Clingham provided professional advice and guidance on the impact of federal policy changes and directly participated in the Congressional development of annual appropriations for multiple federal agencies. Mr. Clingham has particular expertise relating to the Department of Housing & Urban Development, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration. During his years on Capitol Hill, Mr. Clingham also focused on economic development, transportation, housing, space, technology and tax policy.
Mr. Clingham holds a Juris Doctor from the Boston University School of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the Catholic University of America. He is a member of the Bar of the State of Massachusetts and sits on the Board of Directors of the National Community Renaissance, a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing.more » « less