Brian Malat is a Manager of Government Relations. At VSA, he directs the federal and legislative policy initiatives for a variety of clients with a focus on appropriations, transportation, energy, defense, and health care. Brian provides strategic advice and technical assistance to help clients navigate the complex legislative and regulatory processes.
Prior to joining VSA, Brian spent four years as a Policy Consultant at a boutique government relations firm where he represented an array of trade associations and natural resource, energy, and conservation clients. Brian also served as a Policy Fellow at an outdoor non-profit organization.
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware with a dual-minor in Political Science and Business Administration. Brian is a J.D. candidate at American University Washington College of Law and a Fellow with the Bryce Harlow Foundation.