WASHINGTON, D.C.— Alex Mistri, most recently a strategic analysis and economic officer in the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, has joined The Glover Park Group as a managing director in its government affairs practice.
During his 15 month assignment in Iraq, Mistri focused on foreign investment and economic issues. He was the principal in the interagency effort to host the first U.S.-Iraq Business and Investment Conference in October 2009, bringing together over 500 multi-national and Iraqi companies.
Previously, Mistri served as special assistant to the president for legislative affairs, representing President Bush in the House of Representatives. He served as the primary point of contact in the White House for 90 members of Congress, developing, coordinating and executing White House strategy on legislative issues. Prior to his tenure in the White House, he spent nine years on Capitol Hill, most notably as chief of staff to Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA). He also served as legislative director for Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC) where he was the principal policy advisor for work related to the Committee on Armed Services.