Brigham McCown is a Principal and Managing Director of United Transportation Advisors LLC, located in Dallas, Texas. In this role he advises private sector clients with international and national issues pertaining to the transportation, energy, homeland security and logistics industries.
From 2003-2007 Mr. McCown served in several leadership roles in Washington, DC during both terms of George W. Bush's Administration as a Senior Executive at the Department of Transportation. A direct report to both Republican and Democratic Transportation Secretaries, he served as the first Acting Administrator (CEO) and first Deputy Administrator (COO) of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. In this role, he was responsible for the safe and secure movement of one million daily shipments of hazardous goods throughout the United States by air, rail, sea, land and pipeline. He also served as the first General Counsel of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration where he was responsible for legal oversight of the Nation's trucking, motor coach, moving industry and NAFTA trucking issues for the USDOT.
Mr. McCown has also served on active duty as a United States Navy Officer and Naval Aviator and has previously practiced law as a member and partner of several prominent law firms.