Charlie McCrudden has spent 25 years working on policy in Washington, DC. He worked on Capitol Hill for a member of the House of Representatives from his home state of Ohio for six years. He then worked for trade associations for 16 years, including ten years at the Air Conditioning Contractors of America. Since 2016 he has served as the Director of Government Relations for the Daikin US Corporation. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Franklin and Marshall College and a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Virginia. He lives in University Park, Maryland, with his wife and two children.