Brian McDaniel is an stand up comedian, political pundit, attorney, and Minnesota governmental relations professional with over 20 years experience working both inside and outside of the Minnesota State Capitol.
Brian has served as the Director of Government Relations for the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development, Legislative Director to the Speaker of the MN House, Director of Fiscal Policy for the Minnesota Business Partnership and Committee Administrator for the MN House Committee on Commerce, Jobs & Economic Development.
Additionally, McDaniel spent 5 years as an appointed member of the Metropolitan Council, was elected by his peers to serve on the Board of the Minnesota Governmental Relations Council, teaches American Government at Concordia University-Saint Paul, and makes frequent television & radio appearances as a political analyst.
Brian holds a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law as well as a B.A. in Political Science from Minnesota State University.