Co-Founder and Principal, Elevate
Rob Chamberlin has over 20 years of political and policy experience in Washington, DC. He provides advice and insight on business and lobbying issues to clients from the Fortune 100 to emerging growth and public sector clients and shapes their strategic engagement with the government. Rob works closely with his clients and supports them through outreach to Senate and House Republicans across issues ranging from transportation, technology, financial services and energy, to cyber-security, homeland security, telecommunications and defense. Trained as a lawyer, Rob brings those skills to his engagement with the Administration on behalf of firm clients, effectively advocating on issues across Agencies and at the White House.
A co-founder of Elevate, Rob brings a wealth of experience from serving on House and Senate committees. He served as Chief Counsel on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee under Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) and as Assistant Counsel on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for two years under Chairman Bud Shuster (R-PA). In 2004, Rob joined what was then McBee Strategic as a lobbyist. He helped manage and grow the company to a top 20 bipartisan advocacy and public affairs company which became Signal Group in 2016. Rob has been named a Top Lobbyist by The Hill in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Rob was an attorney for the Airports and Environmental Law Division at the Federal Aviation Administration focusing on administrative law, noise and environmental issues. Rob began his professional career as an attorney at the law firm Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.