Brian O Walsh, President, American Action Network
Brian O. Walsh was Political Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) in 2009-2010 serving as a senior strategist for House Republicans in their effort to win back the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. In this capacity, Mr. Walsh managed the staff and operations of the NRCC Political Department and provided strategic political assistance to Republican congressional candidates nationwide.
Mr. Walsh previously served as NRCC Deputy Political Director (2007-2008), the Political Director for the Tom Kean, Jr. for U.S. Senate campaign in New Jersey (2006), as Deputy Director of Incumbent Retention for the NRCC (2005), Campaign Manager to former NRCC Chairman and U.S. Representative Thomas M. Reynolds (R-NY) (2004), and as Chief of Staff to U.S. Representative Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL) (2003-2004). Mr. Walsh also served as Press Secretary and Legislative Assistant to former Rep. Benjamin A. Gilman (R-NY), former Chairman of the House International Relations Committee (1999-2002). He is originally from Ringwood, New Jersey.