Joe Hack is a Vice President with The Daschle Group, a Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson. He provides strategic and public policy counsel to a broad range of clients working in health care, energy, and international trade. Joe maintains strong relationships with policymakers on both sides of the aisle, and he is an expert on Senate politics and procedures.
Prior to joining TDG, Joe spent twelve years as a senior advisor in both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, including more than six years as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (NE). In that role, he acted as the senator’s closest advisor on all policy, communications, and campaign operations. He initially served Fischer as Communications Director and Deputy Chief of Staff. Prior to that, he worked for Senate Whip Jon Kyl as Communications Director and chief spokesman. He is also a veteran of the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served as Press Secretary and Legislative Assistant for Rep. J. Randy Forbes (VA-04). He began his career in the office of Senator George Voinovich (OH).
Joe chaired the Senate Republican Chiefs of Staff Working Group, which convenes all Republican Chiefs of Staff and Committee Staff Directors each week for strategy and discussion. In addition, he co-chaired the Stennis Center’s Bipartisan Defense Dialogues, an informal dinner series with top defense policy aides and senior military commanders.
In 2017, he was recognized by POLITICO as a top Senate operative in the “New Guard” Power List, a guide described as “crucial to understanding the players who are breaking through in the all-consuming era of Donald Trump.“