Luke Messer ’91, former U.S. Congressman, recently joined Bose Public Affairs Group LLC as a principal where he will counsel clients on state and federal policy matters in Indiana and Washington, DC.

Luke Messer

“I am thrilled to be joining the Bose family and I look forward to helping our clients grow their businesses in this challenging environment,” Messer said in a citybiz report.

He will work closely at the firm with state and federal government relations teams as well as the strategic communications group, according to the report. In addition, Messer will join Bose McKinney & Evans LLP as a partner at the law firm, where he will focus on serving clients in the business services, labor and employment, and financial services practice groups.

“With the ever-changing political landscape at the state and national level, having Luke join us will provide our clients with a tremendous competitive advantage,” said Andrew Miller, managing principal for Bose Public Affairs Group. “Luke’s experience and understanding of the state and federal landscape will be a welcomed addition to our dynamic team.”

Messer served in the Indiana House of Representatives from 2003 to 2006 when he represented House District 57. He then served three terms as the U.S. Congressman for Indiana’s Sixth Congressional District from 2013 to 2019.

He was the chairman of the Republican Policy Committee for four years where he led hearings on Conservative Clean Energy Agenda; Women in the 21st Century Workforce; Law Enforcement and the American Worker. Messer served on the House Committees on Financial Services; Education and the Workforce; Budget; and Foreign Affairs.

Messer earned a law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and a bachelor’s degree in speech at Wabash College with the honors summa cum laude. While at Wabash, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta, the football team and the Pre-Law Society.