Chris McCleary is the Development Director of the Sunlight Foundation. Prior to joining the Sunlight Foundation, he was the Vice President of Membership & Development for NDN & New Policy Institute, a multi-issue think tank and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. Chris is also a seasoned political veteran and previously spent over a decade as a fundraiser and consultant for dozens of campaigns across the country ranging from Congress to President. During his time on the campaign trail, he lived and worked in many diverse places across the country but now calls Northern Virginia home. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University.