Dan Cushing

Account Manager/Lobbyist

Areas of Expertise: Policy, Politics, Campaigns, Writing, Research

Personal Interests: Backpacking, triathlons, cooking, home brewing, gardening and spending time with family and friends

Dan works on a variety of political and public affairs projects, providing in-depth policy research, issue tracking and project management. He is a skilled writer and often helps clients draft policy positions, marketing materials and strategic communications. Dan has contributed to several winning campaigns in the Portland Metro area. Before coming to Pac/West in 2014, he worked as a field organizer in Alaska on the hotly-contested U.S. Senate race. Dan learned advocacy and coalition building as a leader in Oregon State University’s student government. As an OSU honors graduate, Dan researched and defended a thesis project on the political feasibility of small modular nuclear reactors.

Dan holds an honors B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Spanish from Oregon State University.

E-mail: cushing@pacwestcom.com