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U.S. Capitol Office

David W. Davis | Chief of Staff
Bringing a wealth of Capitol Hill and military experience with him, Lt. Col. David Davis (US Army Ret.) joined Team Brady as Chief of Staff in 2016. After a successful career as a Field Artillery and Foreign Area Officer, David continued serving his country by joining U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison’s team. David’s leadership during multiple base realignment rounds increased Texas’ military clout for the 21st century. David has served as a Senior Advisor on the Senate Commerce Committee, Chief of Staff for the Vice Chair of the Republican Conference, and Legislative Director and Chief of Staff for Senator Hutchison -- as well as in the private sector. A graduate of Mercer University and the Korean Army College, David earned a Master’s Degree in World Politics from Catholic University in Washington, DC. A life member of the VFW, David recently served on the Board of the Texas State Society. David's wife, Donna, retired from the U.S. Senate and daughter, Mae, is a graduate from Boston University. 

Ashley Doyle | Director of Scheduling and Operations
Ashley, a native Houstonian, joined Congressman Brady's office in 2021. Prior to that, she worked for the Republican National Committee in the Regional Communications shop, where she served as an on-the-record Trump Victory Spokesperson while cultivating relationships with in-state press. Her previous experience also includes serving as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Technology Officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as an Operations Associate for FP1 Strategies, a full-service campaign consulting/advertising firm, and interning at the White House in the Office of Political Affairs. Back in the great state of Texas, she began her career working on a highly-contested Texas House campaign in Fort Worth. A proud alumna of The University of Texas at Arlington, she has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in English.

Adam Magary | Senior Advisor
Adam Magary, a Capitol Hill veteran of nearly 25 years, joined Team Brady as a Senior Advisor in 2021.  Prior to joining Team Brady, Adam served for 20 years as the Chief of Staff for three Members of Congress: Michael Cloud (TX 27th), Doug Lamborn (CO 5th), and Donald Manzullo (IL 16th).  Adam concurrently served Chairman Manzullo as Senior Advisor and Legislative Liaison on the House Small Business Committee. Adam asserted additional leadership in the Congress by establishing the House Manufacturing Caucus, co-leading Congressional delegation trips to China as part of the first Speaker-appointed U.S.-China Interparliamentary Exchange, directing the House Financial Services Committee assignment for over a decade, and developing the strategy responsible for the successful passage and signing into law of Manzullo (P.L. 108-357) and Lamborn’s (P.L. 115-141) signature legislative accomplishments.  Adam also advised former Olympian and Congressman, Jim Ryun (KS 2nd), as a Senior Legislative Assistant. Adam currently invests in the rising generation of public servants as a mentor through the Congressionally-chartered Stennis Center for Public Service, the Wheaton College Alumni Network, and the Faith and Law Project, through which Adam established the F&L Mentoring Program.  Adam graduated from Wheaton College (IL) and is a certified Critical Incident Stress Management responder. He has been married to his high school sweetheart for 23 years, with whom he has 5 children, enjoys family visits to Round Rock, TX, and is a lay leader and member of Del Ray Baptist Church (Alexandria, VA).

Janet Montesi | Director of Communications
Janet joined Congressman Brady’s office as Communications Director in 2021. Prior to that, Janet served as Press Secretary at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during more than 200 federally declared disasters. Janet also has 3 years of communications experience at the White House. She began her career at the Republican National Committee during the 2016 election cycle. Janet is originally from Fort Worth, Texas and is a proud University of Texas alum.

James O’Brien | Legislative Director
James joined Congressman Kevin Brady’s office in 2019 to advise on trade, tax, oversight, and national security issues.  Prior to joining Team Brady, James served as a Legislative Correspondent and Staff Assistant in Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office. James is a University of Texas graduate, former Bill Archer Fellow, and native Houstonian.

Delayne Smith | Senior Legislative Assistant 
Delayne first joined Team Brady in the fall of 2018. As Senior Legislative Assistant, Delayne advises on agriculture, energy, social security, immigration, telecommunications, and judiciary affairs. Delayne is a former Agricultural and Natural Resources Program (ANRP) intern for Congressman Randy Weber, and a former intern for the Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation. Delayne is originally from Colleyville, Texas and is a proud Texas A&M University alum.

Kelsi Wilson | Legislative Assistant 
Kelsi joined Congressman Brady's Washington, D.C. office in 2021 after serving as a Policy Assistant at both Hance Scarborough, LLP and Meyers and Associates, LLC. As Congressman Brady's Legislative Assistant, Kelsi advises on health, education, veteran’s affairs, labor, housing and urban development. Kelsi's prior experience includes completing internships with the office of Congressman Brady and serving on Texans for Jodey Arrington in Lubbock. Kelsi is a proud alumna of Texas Tech University.

Spencer Katterhagen | Legislative Assistant
Spencer joined Congressman Brady’s Washington, D.C. office in 2021 to serve as a Research Assistant and advise on financial services, small business, transportation, and infrastructure issues. Prior to joining Congressman Brady’s team, he completed internships with the House Committee on Ways and Means and Congressman Brady’s office in 2019. Raised in The Woodlands, Spencer attended Washington and Lee University where he ran track, was a group head for their student-run endowment investment fund, and graduated with a double B.A. with honors in Politics and Economics.

Lauren King | Deputy Scheduler/Press Assistant
Lauren joined Congressman Brady’s team in 2021 to serve as his Legislative Correspondent and Digital Assistant. Prior to joining Congressman Brady’s team, Lauren completed internships with Congressman Carter (TX-31), Congressman Arrington (TX-19), and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a minor in Media Strategies and Political Science at Texas Tech University, and is currently pursuing her Masters of Political Management at George Washington University.

Kristen Kilpatrick | Staff Assistant/Retirement Coordinator 
Kristen joined Congressman Brady’s Washington D.C. office in 2022 to serve as a Staff Assistant and Retirement Coordinator. Prior to joining Team Brady, Kristen earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Social Work at Angelo State University in December of 2021, and is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Library and Information Science at Syracuse University. Kristen is originally from Abilene, Texas.

Jack Beckis | Staff Assistant
Jack joined Congressman Brady’s team in 2022 to serve as a Staff Assistant, working on various constituent services and projects for Team Brady. Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Jack is a senior at Baylor University and will graduate in May 2022 with a degree in political science. Before joining the staff, Jack served as an intern for Congressman Brady’s Washington D.C. office.

Staff in the Washington, D.C. office can be reached at (202) 225-4901.


Conroe District Office

Vita Swarers | Deputy District Director
Vita Swarers has worked in Congressman Brady's Orange office since January 2008 after joining Team Brady from a Texas State Representative’s office. Vita works as a caseworker for all TX-08 counties. Vita helps resolve problems with federal agencies on issues relating to veterans benefits, social security, Medicare, immigration, and other federal programs.

Janet Qureshi | Director of Casework
Janet has worked for Congressman Brady for more than two decades -- first in his state legislative office and now in his Congressional office. As Director of Case Management, Janet works with veterans and constituents who need assistance with Social Security, Medicare, Immigration and many other areas of federal government. As a former operating room nurse, her background in medicine helps to get to the bottom of medical concerns that our veterans, seniors and constituents may have. Janet is the proud mother of a Texas A&M and South College of Law graduate. Janet is also Team Brady's chef and frequently brings her love of cooking into the office.

Daniel Yguerabide | District Office Manager/District Scheduler
Daniel joined The Office of Congressman Kevin Brady in the summer of 2021. Prior to joining Team Brady, Daniel worked for Texas State Senator Bob Hall (SD-2) during the 87th Legislative Session. His past experiences include Director of Bands for Crawford ISD; Mayor and Councilman for the City of Meridian, Texas; National Delegate to the Republican National Convention (2016, 2020); State Delegate (2012-2020); Campaign Consultant; and an internship with the Republican Party of Texas during his graduate coursework. Daniel received a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Sam Houston State University and a master's degree in Public Management and Administration with a concentration in State & Local Government from The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University (TAMU). While at TAMU, he served as vice president of Student Services as a member of the Student Government Association’s executive cabinet.

Staff in the Conroe District office can be reached at (936) 441-5700.