Daniel V. Flanagan, Jr. is a Washington DC based advisor to infrastructure investment ventures in the United States and abroad. He established his Washington DC public policy advisory firm, The Flanagan Consulting Group Inc., in 1981 specializing in regulatory reform and industry restructuring initiatives both in the United States and overseas. He served as Director of the National Center for Innovations in Public Finance, latter the Keston Infrastructure Institute, located at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles from 1999 through March 2004 while consulting to various infrastructure investment projects and funds. He also was appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives as Chairman of the 1993 Infrastructure Investment Commission. Mr. Flanagan is a 1965 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, BS Engineering, with five years of naval service including two Viet Nam assignments (Bronze Star recipient). He was a founding Board member of the US Navy Memorial Foundation in Washington, DC and serves as a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University and Senior Fellow for Infrastructure Investment Studies at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington DC.