David K. Rehr

David Rehr is a CEO with over 25 years experience in federal policy, fundraising, and association management. He currently serves as a Professor and Director for The Center for Business Civic Engagement at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. He is cofounder of The Robotic Process Automation Initiative. Prior to joining Mason, David served as the President and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). Before joining the NAB, Rehr was President of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). Under his leadership, NBWA’s visibility in the advocacy community soared, and the association was ranked as one of the top ten most influential lobbying organizations by Fortune magazine.

Rehr, who has a doctorate in Economics from George Mason University, has been named to Washington Life magazine’s Power 100 list, and is annually listed as a Top Association Lobbyist by one of Congress’ “must read” publications, The Hill. Rehr regularly contributes research and analysis on television, radio and print operations all over the globe. His extraordinary skill set of experience and education has made him a nationally recognized leader in business advocacy in Washington, DC.