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Christopher J. Goode is a founder and managing partner of The Roosevelt Group. With 25 years of experience, Mr. Goode represents clients with needs related to federal appropriations, defense, aerospace, homeland security, space, and high technology. He has worked on these issues before Congress and with various federal agencies. His bipartisan client base includes organizations from across the economic and political spectrum, including small R&D firms, large companies targeting government procurement, state economic development entities, and community groups focused on military installation enhancement. Prior to founding The Roosevelt Group, Mr. Goode worked for 15 years in a variety of lobbying and government relations roles. He served as a policy advisor at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP where he specialized in defense and homeland security issues. Mr. Goode also served as a Principal at SRA international where he led Navy business development activities. Mr. Goode served as the lead Government Relations manager at Bombardier Services Inc for all defense-related government relations and US and international marketing efforts. He represented 16 installations during the BRAC 2005 process and led the successful efforts for at-risk installations.

Mr. Goode served 25 years as a Navy officer, retiring in 2012 as a Captain. He spent seven years on active duty, where he did tours at-sea, at Joint Staff Command and in the White House, as well as, with the Navy Staff, Navy Command Center and NATO. He was mobilized to Fifth Fleet during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served in the Navy Reserves with the Navy Staff, Navy Command Center, Navy Central Command, Fleet Forces Command, and NATO. Mr. Goode received a Bachelors in the Arts from University of the Holy Cross as well as a Masters in the Arts from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Mr. Goode serves as Board Member on the Close Up Foundation.