Andy Keiser served 14 years on Capitol Hill for former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers - as Chief of Staff, Legislative Director handling cybersecurity and Energy and Commerce Committee issues, and as Senior Advisor to the Committee.
As Deputy National Security Senior Advisor to the pre-election phase of the Trump for America transition team, Andy also prepared and advised the transition's policy, personnel and agency action teams on all aspects of the national security portfolio. This included work in the Departments of Defense, State, Justice, Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, and the National Security Council. Andy was also the head writer for a nationally-syndicated radio program, assisted in the production of the CNN series "Declassified," and is President of Americans for Peace, Prosperity and Security (APPS). APPS is a social welfare organization dedicated to driving the national security policy debate.
Andy has written extensively on intelligence, space and cyber policy, missile defense, Iran, Afghanistan, North Korea, ISIS, China, and Russia. He also helped shepherd six Intelligence Authorization Acts into law in four years and managed Chairman Rogers' cyber sharing legislation, which passed the House twice and the core of which was later signed into law by President Obama.
Andy has a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University and a Master of Arts from the United States Naval War College. He is active on various national security-focused policy projects at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress and the Hudson Institute.