Bob Bissen is Senior Vice President at Cannae Policy Group, a government affairs firm in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Cannae, he served as a Senior Director at APCO Worldwide, a global public affairs and strategic communications firm; in the administration of President George H.W. Bush as Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental and Public Liaison at the U.S. Department of Energy; as chief of staff for the Independent-Republican Caucus of the Minnesota State Senate; director of voter programs and special projects for the National Republican Senatorial Committee; on the successful re-election campaigns of former U.S. Senators Bob Kasten (R-Wis.) and Rudy Boschwitz (R-Minn.) and former U.S. Representative Bill Frenzel (R-Minn.); and as a legislative assistant in the office of Sen. Kasten. Bob served as an instructor for the International Republican Institute in Mongolia in preparation for the country’s first freely contested presidential election. He is a member of the DC Leadership Council of Upwardly Global, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from St. Cloud State University.