Levon Boyagian is the managing principal at Boyagian Consulting, LLC, a federal government relations firm based in Arlington, Virginia, where he focuses on transportation and infrastructure issues.
Prior to establishing Boyagian Consulting in 2008, Levon spent three years as a Vice President at Dutko Worldwide, a public policy firm in Washington, DC, where he managed the federal transportation practice. Prior to joining Dutko Worldwide in 2005, Levon served 14 years as a professional staffer on Capitol Hill. His last four years on the Hill, Levon worked for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, first as special assistant to the chairman, then as staff director for the House Subcommittee on Highways, Transit and Pipelines.
As the subcommittee staff director, Levon led its efforts in drafting, negotiating and passing through the House of Representatives the reauthorization of TEA-21, the major surface transportation construction and safety bill signed into law in 2005. Other legislation signed into law under his leadership include The Transit Operating Flexibility Act, The Pipeline Safety Improvement Act, six extensions of TEA-21 and The Norman Y. Mineta Research and Special Programs Improvement Act, which created two new agencies within the Department of Transportation.
Prior to joining the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Levon worked for Chairman Young for ten years, first as a legislative assistant then as the legislative director where he managed the professional staff and handled a broad range of policy issues including transportation, labor, telecommunications, appropriations, trade, tax, budget, and environment.
Levon earned his BA in Political Science from Hobart College in 1990.