Michael Zehr leads HBW Resources’ federal engagement activities in Washington. A seasoned legislative strategist, Zehr provides government relations and political counseling as well as direct advocacy and lobbying services for the firm’s clients. He has over a decade of experience as a senior policy advisor in the U.S. Senate where he advised Members on Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Tax, and Foreign Relations matters before Congress. He served on the staffs of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Tim Hutchinson (R-AR), George LeMieux (R-FL), and Mel Martinez (R-FL). Zehr holds an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College, an M.S. in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Virginia.