Dave Toomey serves as TechNet’s Director of Federal Policy and Government Relations. Based in Washington, D.C., Dave engages with Congress and the Administration on the issues that matter most to the innovation economy. Prior to TechNet, served as Deputy Director of the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He was a key liaison between the FCC and Congress on agency policy and initiatives, and advised the Chairman on legislative issues affecting telecommunications and technology policy. Previously, Dave served as Commerce Committee Counsel for Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and has more than a decade of experience working on the legislative staffs of Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD), Representative Tom Sawyer (D-OH), Representatives Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Representatives Herb Klein (D-NJ). He also worked with the Gerson Lehrman Group for five years as Vice President of Legal/Regulatory Affairs and Business Development.
Director, Federal Policy and Government Relations