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Wally Burnett assists Crossroads Strategies’ clients with matters ranging from the federal appropriations and budget process to Native American programs, procurement, and transportation policy. He advocates for and advises companies and organizations in the aerospace, technology, communications, housing, national security, and transportation industries.
Prior to Crossroads Strategies, Wally consulted for two other firms. He was a cofounder of Capitol Strategies before its merger with Crossroads and was the COO of Denny Miller Associates for 12 years. In those roles, Wally coordinated the firms’ lobbying activities and led advocacy efforts for multiple Fortune 100 clients.
Before consulting, Wally served as Staff Director of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee through seven budget cycles, managing the formulation, floor strategy, and conference deliberations for the $50 billion annual transportation funding bill. Before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Wally served in the Department of the Navy as an Assistant General Counsel for Financial Management and Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy; and in the Department of Transportation as DAS for Budget and Programs and Special Assistant to the Secretary for Strategic Planning.
Wally received a J.D. from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.