bud albrightBud Albright, who served in three Republican Administrations, is joining Ogilvy Government Relations on May 15.

Currently, he serves senior VP/policy & government relations at CenterPoint Energy.

He also led government relations and both Reliant Energy and Mortgage Bankers Assn.

Albright did federal stints as under secretary at the Dept. of Energy, deputy general counsel at Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, deputy attorney general and staff director at the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Chris Giblin, OGR principal, believes Albright’s “unique mix of strategic vision, political experience, and policy expertise across many industries to our team.”