Aide to Senator Bob Corker Adds Legislative Expertise to QGA's Financial Services Practice
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinn Gillespie & Associates (QGA) announced today the hire of Joe Dagher as a senior associate for the firm's government affairs group. Dagher brings to QGA deep policy expertise and resources after serving as Legislative Aide for Banking and Housing in the office of U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-TN).
Under the Senate Banking Committee, Joe worked on legislative issues related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, as well as the domestic automakers assistance package.
"Joe is an emerging star in the world of financial services and banking," said Marc Lampkin, QGA senior Republican strategist. "He was a key player in Senator Corker's leadership efforts for Wall Street reform and is a vital addition to QGA's financial services team."
Before he was named legislative aide, Dagher served for three years as Senator Corker's legislative correspondent for Banking and Housing. Prior to that, Joe spent a year in the office of then U.S. Senator Mike DeWine (R-OH). He holds a BA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University where he majored in political science and is proficient in spoken colloquial Arabic. For more information, visit www.qga.com.
Quinn Gillespie & Associates (QGA) was founded in 2000 by Jack Quinn, former White House Counsel to President Bill Clinton and Chief of Staff to Vice President Al Gore, Ed Gillespie, former Republican National Committee Chairman, and Jeff Connaughton, former Clinton White House lawyer and staff assistant to Senator Joe Biden. The firm provides public affairs counsel to leading corporations, coalitions, trade associations and public entities. One of the only Washington firms to thoroughly integrate government relations and communications services, QGA's team of nearly 30 professionals bring a bipartisan, multi-disciplinary approach to helping clients successfully manage public policy challenges.
SOURCE Quinn Gillespie & Associates