Jason Gleason joined Crossroads Strategies in March 2018 after nearly two decades of service in the House and Senate. Mr. Gleason thrives in solving complex problems that require difficult political, policy and communications decisions.
As Chief of Staff for Congressman John Sarbanes, Mr. Gleason helped secure the Congressman’s assignment on the prestigious Energy and Commerce Committee and advised the Congressman throughout the committee’s consideration of the Affordable Care Act, as well as comprehensive climate change and energy legislation. He helped develop and implement legislative and regulatory solutions on a wide range of topics from opioid addiction treatment to conservation and public lands policy to advanced energy finance.
Mr. Gleason also served on the staff of former Senator Paul Sarbanes from 2001 until 2007. During that time, Sarbanes chaired the Senate Banking Committee and authored the landmark Sarbanes-Oxley law. Mr. Gleason led the Maryland Congressional delegation’s successful 2005 BRAC campaign, bringing tens of thousands of high-tech and intelligence jobs to the state. Working with Senate appropriators, he helped deliver hundreds of millions of dollars for Maryland’s military installations and federal facilities.