Duane leads government relations efforts, including the development of policy positions and maintaining relationships with policymakers, trade associations, stakeholders and influencers at the state and federal levels, as well as key international organizations for Enact.
Duane currently serves on the Board of the Congressional Institute and on the Board of the National Housing Conference.
Prior to joining Enact, Duane was a principal with DSD Capitol, a government relations and lobbying practice specializing in financial services and housing finance matters. He represented numerous firms and trade associations with priorities before the Administration, federal regulators and on Capitol Hill.
Duane also served as Senior Vice President of Government and Industry Relations with Fannie Mae where he was responsible for legislative, policy and political engagement with Capitol Hill and the Administration. Prior to joining Fannie Mae, Duane served for five years as Chief of Staff and Counsel for Congressman Richard Baker (R-LA) who Chaired the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance & GSEs.
Duane also has served as an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Randolph-Macon College.He is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College, earned his law degree from George Mason University, and is a member of the Virginia State Bar.